Posts Tagged ‘aspiring writer’

Aditi shifted to Delhi from Calcutta with her husband, son and dog in 1990. A dogless life is no life for her. After a hiatus of decades she is angling to unleash her writing on the unsuspecting public. Be pleasantly surprised or rudely shocked, as you may. Juggernaut had a conversation with Aditi about her story. You...

If wishes were horses, then Vidhya would love to travel through Macondo, Mahishmati, and Winterfell.  In the lazy summer holidays of yore, when time was aplenty and gazing into the meadows, a national past time, in the musty pages of an old book, she discovered her joy of reading. One day, by the seashore, she wrote...

Part 1: The App Juggernaut’s app was launched in April 2016, its print list in about July/August the same year. Two years on where have we got to? In this two part series, we present our learnings for digital and for print. First up, the app. What’s a Million Downloads Worth? Earlier this year, we hit a major...

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...

In the literary world, you’re spoilt for choice. Whatever your taste, more often than not, when you walk into a bookshop, you’ll find it. In the process of doing so, you gravitate towards a particular category- for example, fiction or non-fiction, travel writing, self-help, and so on. This is where the concept of...

It was an awesome time reading all the entries of the ‘May the Force Be With You’ 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....

On Saturday 11 August, Juggernaut hosted a first of its kind writing workshop in its office- a speed writing workshop in which aspiring writers received live feedback from the other writers present, and from the Juggernaut writing platform editor! But how exactly does a speed writing workshop work? Writers who wanted...