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    The Ten Commandments of Fiction Writing

    The Ten Commandments of Fiction Writing

    Writing is an art. A writer is similar to a painter who sits with an easel, a canvas, and a paintbrush in hand, trying to put his ideas on paper. Writing a book involves tons of research, but in fiction, that is not the only pre-requisite to produce a bestselling novel. Here, we list down ...

    Writing and Editing

    How to Effectively Turn your First Draft into a Complete Manuscript

    How to Effectively Turn your First Draft into a Complete Manuscript

    The feeling you experience when you  complete a novel could be anything from exhilaration or relief, to even anxiety. Yes, you will be relieved because you finally completed that novel. However, the thought of what’s next could scare you a lot. Most writers, especially first timers, think that the first draft is the final version ...

    Writing and Editing

    Book Clubs in Ahmedabad That Every Bookworm Should Visit

    Book Clubs in Ahmedabad That Every Bookworm Should Visit

    Ahmedabad is developing fast; this gorgeous city is now considered one of the best places to live in India. In our journey to find book clubs across the nation,we halted here and its dedication to spread the love for reading impressed us. Here’s an overview of the book clubs you can check out: Ahmedabad Book ...

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    An Effective Guide On How To Do Research For A Novel

    An Effective Guide On How To Do Research For A Novel

    One of the biggest questions that every aspiring author has is, “How can I effectively research for my novel?” The answer to this question holds the secret to what makes a writer an author. One of the things that many writers say is,”I have a fantastic concept, but I have no idea how to develop ...

    Writing and Editing

    How to Find the Right Theme for your Book

    What is the one thing that makes a book stand out among the plethora of books in the market? What makes a reader recommend a book to their peers? There are many factors that influence a reader’s purchase, like a captivating title, an attractive book cover, a remarkable blurband great reviews. But, theaspect that answersboth ...

    Writing and Editing

    9 Ideal Writer's Cafe and Spots in Chennai

    9 Ideal Writer’s Cafe and Spots in Chennai

    We hope you loved reading our previous blog “9 Cafés and Spots in Bangalore Ideal for a Writer.” We are back with more ideal writer’s cafe and spots in Chennai.The Chennai literature scene does not need any introduction. From the famous Hindu Lit Fest to the incredible Chennai Book Fair, Chennai is known for being ...

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    Why Is It Important For Authors To Take A Retreat?

    Why Is It Important For Authors To Take A Retreat?

    Being a writer in the current generation is quite stress-free and straightforward. From editing to distributing your books, you can leave all the worries to your book publisher, just sit back and write your heart out.  However, that being said, the art of writing itself is not exactly an easy job. A writer has to ...

    Writing and Editing

    11 Books that Explore Teacher-Student Relationships

    11 Books that Explore Teacher-Student Relationships

    School days are truly unforgettable. The friends we make, the interesting subjects we learn, the fun, the mischief, and, of course, the teachers stir up nostalgia. We’ve all had that one teacher who livened up the classroom and made learning both fun and knowledgeable, while playing role model, mentor and guide.Books,our best teachers, have a ...

    Writing and Editing

    How Writing Challenges Will Help Authors

    How Writing Challenges Will Help Authors

    Being a writer can have its perks; you write without restrictions, you earn plenty provided your book sells well and, there’s a chance that your book is adapted into a movie. But, like most other professions, writing comes with its set of challenges, which are arguably the hardest to overcome. Ultimately, the challenges you face ...

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    8 Favourite Moms from books and their Words of Wisdom

    8 Favourite Moms from books and their Words of Wisdom

    No matter how old we are, our mothers will always be one of our best friends and a true protector at all times. It is quite difficult to survive without them! Right? This sentiment is shared by several famous characters from books. Here is a list of the favourite moms from books and their Words ...

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    Hyderabad Book Clubs Every Bookworm Should Join

    Hyderabad Book Clubs Every Bookworm Should Join

    Hyderabad’s rich association with literature dates all the way back to the 15th Century; when the Qutb Shahi Dynasty encouraged the growth of Decani Urdu in poetry. Hyderabad, which is more famously known as the city of Nizams, owes its cultural heritage to the  150-yearlong rule of the Nizams. They brought Hyderabad to the centre ...

    Writing and Editing

    11 New Year Resolutions for Writers

    11 New Year Resolutions for Writers

    It is such a disheartening situation for writers when they find themselves dragging theirfeet across the floor, slumping on a chair and ultimately finding it impossible to put pen to paper. But there’s no reason to wallow in this situation. The New Year brings promise to many—a chance to start fresh and the motivation bubbling ...

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    9 Cafes and Spots in Bangalore Ideal for a Writer

    9 Cafes and Spots in Bangalore Ideal for a Writer

    We hope you loved reading our previous blog on “9 Cafes and Spots in Mumbai Ideal for a Writer.” Yes, just like our city-wise book clubs series, we are going to bring to you city-wise list of cafes and spots that will be ideal for writers. No matter whether you are going to write or ...

    Writing and Editing

    9 Books every author should watch out for in 2017

    9 Books every author should watch out for in 2017

    To be a good writer, you need to be an avid reader. It does not matter if you read novels or non-fiction, you need to read frequently to enhance your writing skills. In fact, reading is one of the best ways to tackle writer’s block. With the year 2016 about to end, we have compiled ...

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    10 New Year Resolutions That Every Book Lover Should Take

    10 New Year Resolutions That Every Book Lover Should Take

    Another year has gone by, and there is no better time than now to take some solid resolutions, is there? No, we are not talking about the “no more donuts”, “I’ll do 10,000 steps a day”, “I’ll do yoga every day” kind of resolutions. We are recommending some fun and interesting resolutions that you would ...

    Writing and Editing

    Unique biographies that you need to read

    Unique biographies that you need to read

    A biography is an account of a person’s life and what makes it an interesting read is that it transports us back in time and teaches us valuable lessons. Biographies of famous personalities are highly quotable and truly inspiring. Reading biographies can also inspire any budding writer. While it’s hard to compile a list of ...

    Writing and Editing

    9 Cafes and Spots in Mumbai Ideal for a Writer

    9 Cafes and Spots in Mumbai Ideal for a Writer

        Writing is an art. Even if you are a professional writer or author, who writes 5000 words on an average per day, writing is still an art and not just a job. And like any art, the mood, the ambience, and the mindset help people in giving their best when it comes to ...

    Writing and Editing

    9 Books every author should watch out for in 2017

    To be a good writer, you need to be an avid reader. It does not matter if you read novels or non-fiction, you need to read frequently to enhance your writing skills. In fact, reading is one of the best ways to tackle writer’s block. With the year 2016 about to end, we have compiled ...

    Writing and Editing

    Pune Book Clubs Every Bookworm Should Join

    Pune Book Clubs Every Bookworm Should Join

    Ask any Punekar about a good read, and you’re sure to be entertained for hours and hours of conversation. No matter the genre or age, Pune is right up there on the charts as a city with a whole bunch of voracious readers. Being the cosy next-door-neighbour to Mumbai, it’s not surprising that the Pune ...

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    Book Lover Vs Movie Buff -Eight arguments

    Book Lover Vs Movie Buff -Eight arguments

    If you are a booklover, then there are high chances that you might have read the books before watching the respective movies. In such cases, you are not only well-informed about the story, characterization, and events while you watch the film, but you will also be watching the movie with a lot of expectations. It ...