Posts Tagged ‘creative writing’

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...

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...

Fawaz completed his Masters in Development from Azim Premji University. Prior to that, he completed his Bachelors in Journalism from Madras Christian College. He is currently working with MyGov India.  He claims he is taller than Sachin and Aamir Khan but there is no empirical evidence to prove it.  An ardent...

Pratishtha Singh is a lecturer of Italian language and literature in the Delhi University. She is an author and a poet. She’s in the process of finishing her doctoral thesis on the representation of Mussolini in Contemporary Italian literature. Her short story, The Cobra Certificate is the story of Jerry and Yudi, twin...

Vismay Harani’s The UnRobot is about a time when robots reign supreme, humanity is enslaved and a desperate plan to overthrow the robots is hatched. While he may be Vismay Harani to outside world, those closest to him call him ‘Alienman’. He has tried to provoke a fat spider to bite him so that he could be a friendly,...

“When I’m writing, I know I’m doing the thing I was born to do” – Anne Sexton Have you ever, just as a passing thought, considered writing, but weren’t sure if it was meant for you? Or have you always wanted to be a writer and just need a sign to finally catapult into the world of literature? Or are you...

We have received an astounding number of original and imaginative fiction entries for every Juggernaut writing contest. It is no surprise that the Juggernaut Writing Platform, a unique experiment launched this May to bring good writing to us, has been a similar experience. The Writing Platform allows you to publish...

In this week's #HowWritersWrite, Anita Nair tells us about the art of the short story, and using different pens for different genres