Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy’

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...

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...

A story about a boy wizard was written twenty years ago, and the world was never quite the same again. Harry Potter is now one of the biggest brands in the world, with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone being one of the nine books in the world which have sold more than a hundred million copies. But what is it...

Editor’s Note Crime writing in India is often set in big towns and features characters that are slick and suave – this might be because our authors are inspired by crime fiction set in the West. Neeraj Chawla’s ‘The Last Poisoners of 6’ brings the genre closer home with the subcontinental feel in its story and...

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,...

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Nandini Nayar, author of Don't Tell Your Mother, on writing about monsters and childhood

Indrapramit Das on why we love Don't Tell Your Mother, Nandini Nayar's new novel which will take you back to childhood and make you face your greatest fears!

The Great War of Hind author Vaibhav Anand on writing mythological fantasy based on characters everyone knows.

Pariah author Amal Singh on drawing inspiration from Delhi's past cities, and where dreams come from.