Posts Tagged ‘amwriting’

It was an awesome time reading all the entries of the ‘Junior Writes’ writing contest, and choosing is always hard, as talent is everywhere!  But after great deliberation, our judges have finally settled upon one entry which triumphed over all the others to rise as the winning entry of the contest. The winner is...

So you want to write a thriller? You want to make readers bite their nails, take them on a roller-coaster ride, make their heartbeat shoot through the roof? There are a few basic things to remember for anyone wanting to achieve that goal. As thriller writers, we all have our own styles, our own narrative techniques,...

The Juggernaut Short Story Prize is an exciting opportunity to encourage young and promising talent amongst Indian writers with a cash prize, a publishing contract and an assurance that every entry will be judged and scanned thoroughly by Juggernaut’s editors for possible commissioning. Submissions in all genres are...

Akriti is a journalist with aspirations of being the next Mindy Kaling. She can be found spending all her money on buying books or buying pizzas. Her story ‘Biting Apples’ has been chosen as the Editor’s Pick of the Week. Read it here . Juggernaut had a conversation with Akriti about her story.   Your story is...

  It was an awesome time reading all the entries of the ‘Friends Like Family’ writing contest, and choosing is always hard, as talent is everywhere!  But after great deliberation, our judges have finally settled upon one entry which triumphed over all the others to rise as the winning entry of the contest. The...

Vrinda Baliga finds the real world a fascinating place, but is equally content to remain immersed in the imaginary worlds of the stories she reads and writes. She is the author of the short story collection ‘Name, Place, Animal, Thing’. Her stories have won prizes and recognition, and appeared in literary magazines...

I was in the gym the other day, struggling with what I wanted to say about Delhi in fiction, feeling a little stuck. The one treadmill in my gym from which you can see the Qutub Minar happened to be free so I stepped on to it and looked up. There it was, framed between two buildings of a public sector...