Posts Tagged ‘#howwriterswrite’

Reading all the entries sent for the kids writing contest was really fun. Short, humorous, simple, sweet, funny – in other words everything that a child would enjoy. However, the winner could only be one. Our judges have chosen Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar. Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar The...

“If Swapnil Bhatnagar was in a fairy tale, his house would be built of books instead of chocolate. He loves to write about relationships with their subtle shifts and twists. He believes that the setting of a story is a also a character within it, and should be developed with as much love as any of the characters. He is...

Rudra is a former broadcast journalist who wanted to sit under the tree, look at the sky and write. Lack of trees and sky made him purchase a house where he thought he would sit and write. Buying a house led to EMI’s and now he is only standing and reading on his way to work on Delhi Metro and repaying his bank...

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...

Vidhya Devaraj is a Computer Science Engineer by education, a freelance web content writer by profession and a poet and blogger by passion. She accidentally joined a KPO as a content writer due to recession in the IT industry, but later realized that it is her god-ordained destiny. In the dream of becoming a...

Suneet Sasidharan’s Walkies is the honourable mention for the Time To Thrill writing contest. Editor’s note: Walkies portrays the unease a lot of us feel about how technology is reducing our life to a joyless existence and how the act of rebellion against it might come at too high a price. One feels for the...

We got to read some thrilling stories in the Time To Thrill writing contest. Have a look at the top two entries. The Invisible Neighbors by Prachi Sharma The winning entry of the contest, The Invisible Neighbors is a thrilling tale with a shocking twist at the end. Prachi has won herself a contract with us....

We live in a time where we have thousands of stories available to read every month, both online and offline. Everyone has a story and 7 billion people in the world means just as many stories. But that said, logically, there are only 8 different types of stories to be told in this world. For me, a bestselling novel is...

It’s not easy to build a recurring protagonist for a series. The entire weight of whether you will get a chance to write multiple books or stories with one protagonist, rests on how well you have managed to sketch that one character. Our aim is to create a protagonist which will win over the readers and compel them...