Posts Tagged ‘fiction’

Hari R Krishna is a graduate in Mechanical engineering and now works in a reputed bank. He still wonders how he ended up in a there, but convinces himself that it gives him enough time to write. He started reading when he was 5 years old, after his mother overwhelmed him with tales of Robin Hood, Enid Blyton‘s works,...

We got to read some amazing, dramatic and beautiful stories in the Retell Mythology writing contest. It was as if mythology came back to life! The contest was judged by Anuja Chandramouli, author of Rani Padmavati: The Burning Queen and she really enjoyed reading the stories. Here are the top two entries of the...

This is what Swapna has to say about herself, “I am an army kid, which gave me the opportunity to travel the length and breadth of the country in my growing up years. This sparked my curiosity in people and their cultures and behaviors. I moved to the US two years ago and am a new mother to my beautiful daughter. All...

A postgraduate in media studies from Symbiosis University, Pune, Prateek continues to learn and work in the crafts of screenwriting and literary prose. His work was shortlisted in Mumbai Mantra Cinerise Fellowship (2015) and was among the top five finalists in Recyclewala Story Search Competition (2016). You can read...

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...

In recent development, being a “nerd” is cool again, but the original nerds never cared about the fashion statement of the word anyway. Answer our questions and we’ll tell who you relate as the cool nerd in the literary universe.

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...

Have you ever been to an Indian thana, say in Pipli or Nidadavolu? Go on. Step inside. Be brave. You will be raped in twenty-seven languages and a million dialects. You will be spat on. You will drink urine. And if you are lucky, you will die. But if you are reading this there’s a good chance you are not among the...

Read an excerpt from When I Hit You, Meena Kandasamy's powerful novel about an abusive marriage

नासिरा शर्मा बता रही हैं कि गैर मर्दों के स्पर्म से बच्चे पैदा करने के सवाल पर इस्लामी दुनिया के रुख पर उपन्यास लिखने का...