Posts Tagged ‘India writing’

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...

As a part of Juggernaut’s commitment towards encouraging talented writing voices across India, Juggernaut is very happy to launch the Juggernaut Speed Writing Workshop. The Juggernaut Speed Writing Workshops will provide all participants with live feedback from fellow writers, as well as the Juggernaut Writing...

So you want to write a thriller? You want to make readers bite their nails, take them on a roller-coaster ride, make their heartbeat shoot through the roof? There are a few basic things to remember for anyone wanting to achieve that goal. As thriller writers, we all have our own styles, our own narrative techniques,...

The Juggernaut Short Story Prize is an exciting opportunity to encourage young and promising talent amongst Indian writers with a cash prize, a publishing contract and an assurance that every entry will be judged and scanned thoroughly by Juggernaut’s editors for possible commissioning. Submissions in all genres are...

  It was an awesome time reading all the entries of the ‘Friends Like Family’ 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...

Vrinda Baliga finds the real world a fascinating place, but is equally content to remain immersed in the imaginary worlds of the stories she reads and writes. She is the author of the short story collection ‘Name, Place, Animal, Thing’. Her stories have won prizes and recognition, and appeared in literary magazines...

In the literary world, you’re spoilt for choice. Whatever your taste, more often than not, when you walk into a bookshop, you’ll find it. In the process of doing so, you gravitate towards a particular category- for example, fiction or non-fiction, travel writing, self-help, and so on. This is where the concept of...

Once a journalist, not always a journalist. Prashant C. Trikannad, a career journalist for three decades, has turned his sights on building a second career out of writing. He is currently working on a few projects that include a potential novel, a nonfiction book, and a collection of short stories. Prashant, who...

What do they read? What's their favourite love story? Get to know the three winners of the first Juggernaut Love Story Contest.