Posts Tagged ‘aspiring writers’

The Juggernaut writing platform was launched in April 2017 to find new writing voices with one aim: that writers needn’t have to ‘know’ anyone to get published. With that aim in mind, we have commissioned several writers, launched writing competitions, partnered with literary festivals, and curated and organised writing...

Time and again, Juggernaut’s writing platform has created new opportunities and collaborations to discover the voices and writings of upcoming writers. This time, the Juggernaut writing platform has collaborated with Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to discover one emerging writer with promising...

Juggernaut Books, in association with Yes Culture and Yes Bank, and CMYK Bookstore, organised a poetry writing workshop, with poet and writer, Akhil Katyal. This workshop was organised as an activity of Juggernaut’s writing platform, a part of the series of workshops that focus on building and encouraging young...

Juggernaut’s Editor’s Pick of the Week is the story ‘Who is Knocking on my Door?’ A woman, through the monotony of life, has turned cynical. She no longer finds joy in life and has forgotten the person she once used to be. On her 30th birthday, four metaphysical entities come into her life. Through the course of the day,...

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...

Vinayak Nadkarni is a new age author and has made his mark already in the literary circle with his successful debut book – ‘Why So twisted?’.  This book, which was published in the year 2017, has received some rave reviews. Visit www.vinayakwrites.in for more details. His story, A Repechage Love Story, has been chosen...

It was an awesome time reading all the entries of the ‘Think Like a Queen’ 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...

Swapna is an army kid, which gave her the opportunity to travel the length and breadth of the country in her growing up years. This sparked her curiosity in people and their cultures and behaviors. She moved to the US three years ago and is a new mother to her beautiful daughter. All this spare time in a new country...

So you have finished your first draft. You have given it your all. Now is the time to self-edit. Why? Because you get no more than a few minutes to woo a commissioning editor. Because it is your responsibility to present a neat, smooth and strong manuscript. Because even if you plan to hire someone to edit your work,...

It was an awesome time reading all the entries of the ‘Dad I’m Gay’ 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 winning...