Posts Tagged ‘author’

Getting a book deal is not easy. If you’ve been trying to get published, you’d know. Writers are either wondering whether their story has even been read by an editor, or reeling from a rejection letter. We’re trying to change this with the Juggernaut Writing Platform. On an average, 12 new uploads pop up on the platform...

We’re delighted to announce our association with the Times LitFest 2017 on Dec 15th-17th in Mumbai. As part of this collaboration, we’re launching the Juggernaut Writing Contest. The rules are simple – Entries have to be submitted on the writing platform (write.juggernaut.in) or emailed to...

When I was nine, a classmate of mine bought a shiny, new copy of Harry Potter, flashing it in my face. I took my parents to the bookstore the very same day and never really looked back. Except for the odd phase where I thought my future lies in being a space scientist and the next Kalpana Chawla, I’ve wanted to be a...

Ever had a bad day and asked yourself what’d make you feel better? We might have a cure for you! Six people tell us what books make them smile, and why. The titles are making us look forward to updating our to-read list. Here are the best ones: If It’s Monday It Must Be Madurai: A Conducted Tour of India by...

For over twenty-five years, every time I read a good book, I wistfully told myself, someday, I too would write a story. I knew there was a story (if not a few) in me. It just needed, I convinced myself, the right time. Now and every moment, I deluded myself with ‘I have a full-time job, a fuller time wife and...

Saburi Pandit is a Literature Major, an avid reader, and always aspiring to be a better writer. She really enjoys analyzing and critiquing everything around her, from pop culture to a long-form essay to banal weather. She’s extremely interested in human lives and how they sustain each other. She sources my calm from...

Neha Kirpal is the author of ‘Wanderlust for the Soul’, an e-book collection of short stories based on travel in different parts of the world. She enjoys reading, writing, travelling, music and films. You can access all her published articles in various magazines, newspapers, journals and websites on her blog...

You have a book inside of you—you know it. But, pulling that book out onto the page is a whole different story. Where do you begin? How do you continue? Does the journey ever really end? In our first Juggernaut webinar, we talk you through how to begin your novel. If you’ve started—or have considered...

Before you even object to how we know nothing about your kind of writing, give us a chance. Tell us your favourite books from each genre and we’ll tell you what writing profession suits you the best.

Debraj Bhattacharya is an alumnus of Presidency College, Kolkata. He is a researcher/writer by profession and writes both fiction and non-fiction. He has edited a volume of essays, Of Matters Modern (2008), and written a monograph, Exploring Marxist Bengal (2016). Both are academic non-fiction books. He has also...