Posts Tagged ‘writer’

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...

We’re delighted to announce our association with the Times LitFest 2017 on Dec 15th-17th in Mumbai. As part of this collaboration, we’re launching the Juggernaut Writing Contest. The rules are simple – Entries have to be submitted on the writing platform (write.juggernaut.in) or emailed to...

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...

Imagine you’re reading a book set in India in 2017, and you arrive at this passage. Dad was looking at his phone, chuckling at one of those American chat show hosts lambasting President Trump. This was the right time. “Dad,” I said. He looked up. “I want some money … for, um, notebooks,” I said. He...

There is a buzz in the fiction writer’s community as the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is upon us. Every year in November, many aspiring writers take the challenge of completing a minimum 50,000 word first draft of their novel in one month. This challenge has produced success stories like Water for...

Manoj Kumar works as a HR Professional with a leading product startup in Chennai. Apart from that, he loves writing spine-chilling mystery and thriller novels both in English and Tamil. He lives in Chennai with his wife and a 1.5 year old. Bindiya Surya is a dancer, writer, and an artist. She completed her Master’s...

Amrita was born in Kolkata and prefers to be known as a Bengali and not ‘Bong’. A history graduate from Presidency College, Kolkata, she started her career as a graphic designer with an e-card designing firm. However, having realized her greater affinity towards the written word she moved to content writing and...

Saburi Pandit is a Literature Major, an avid reader, and always aspiring to be a better writer. She really enjoys analyzing and critiquing everything around her, from pop culture to a long-form essay to banal weather. She’s extremely interested in human lives and how they sustain each other. She sources my calm from...

Neha Kirpal is the author of ‘Wanderlust for the Soul’, an e-book collection of short stories based on travel in different parts of the world. She enjoys reading, writing, travelling, music and films. You can access all her published articles in various magazines, newspapers, journals and websites on her blog...

Before you even object to how we know nothing about your kind of writing, give us a chance. Tell us your favourite books from each genre and we’ll tell you what writing profession suits you the best.