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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 ...

    The Watercooler

    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 ...

    Writing and Editing

    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 ...

    Writing and Editing

    Kolkata Book Clubs & Fairs Every Bookworm Should Join

    Kolkata Book Clubs & Fairs Every Bookworm Should Join

    Birds of a feather flock together, or in this case, worms of a wiggle wriggle along. Are you the kind of bookworm who enjoys intellectual debates and discussions over various genres of literature? Then you must be on the lookout for book clubs and actively participate in annual book fairs.Being the cultural capital of India, ...

    First Book Podcast

    Mohit Uppal, an IITian Management Consultant, Talks About How He Wrote his First Novel

    Mohit Uppal, an IITian Management Consultant, Talks About How He Wrote his First Novel. You can track our First Book Podcast series here.

    Writing and Editing

    13 Books to Read if You're a Jeffrey Archer Fan

    13 Books to Read if You’re a Jeffrey Archer Fan

    The release of Kane and Abel took the literary world by storm. Crime thriller lovers spent endless hours immersed in the compelling story of William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski; their powerfully written characterization and a plot that sees them get tangled in a 60-year power struggle on the background of war, marriage, fortune and ...

    Writing and Editing

    How to Turn Your Poetry Collection into a Book

    How to Turn Your Poetry Collection into a Book

    You’re a poet and you know it, but do you have the ambition to let everyone else know too? If so, the best way to bring about awareness for your collection of poems is to turn them into a book. Every aspiring author knows that earning reputation means being known as someone who published a ...

    Writing and Editing

    9 Booker Prize Winning Books That You Must Read

    9 Booker Prize Winning Books That You Must Read

    Formerly known as the Booker-McConnell Prize, The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, simply known as the Booker Prize, is an annual literary prize awarded for the best original novel written in the English language. Renowned internationally for its success and significance in the literary circle, Booker Prize is greeted with anticipation and fanfare. Initially started ...

    Writing and Editing

    Editing Tips for Writers

    Editing Tips for Writers

    Writing and Editing

    Schoolmates turned Co-founders of India’s Largest Publishing Platform share their Success Formulas

    Here’s the Transcript: [Music] Kiruba: Hello and welcome to the Movers and Shakers podcast, where we speak with passionate achievers in business and in life. This is where we ask the right questions to dissect the DNA of their success. The whole idea is how we can become better by learning form others. In this ...

    Writing and Editing

    9 Book Villains We Love to Hate

    9 Book Villains We Love to Hate

    Have you ever felt that you wanted to enter into the book that you are reading and kill that one character that has been snobby, annoying, and cold throughout? Yes, we have felt that way as well. From being a stone cold person to having evil motives against innocent souls, literary villains have been a ...

    Writing and Editing

    Chanakya Radhakrishnan’s Secrets to Prolific Book Writing

    The transcript: [Music] Kiruba: Hi there! If you’re here, there’s a good chance that you’re interested in becoming an author or you’re already one. Good choice because this is one of the very few dedicated podcast shows that is meant for aspiring authors. This is where you can learn from bestselling global authors on how they ...

    First Book Podcast

    Zoe McKey, Amazon’s Number 1 Selling Self-help Author, offers Authoring Tips

    The Transcript: [Music] Kiruba: Hello and welcome to a special edition of the First Book Podcast, where we get to listen to Amazon’s number one selling self-help author Zoe McKey. But first, what is this first book podcast? It is the only podcast show that is targeted at aspiring authors. This is where we get to ...

    First Book Podcast

    Hindustan Times’ National Business Editor gives Valuable Author Tips

    The transcript: [Music] Kiruba: Hello and welcome to the first book podcast – a show that is dedicated to helping people achieve their dreams of publishing their first book.  In this podcast series, we have conversations with bestselling authors worldwide and ask them about their journey as an author. This is where they reveal their secrets ...

    First Book Podcast

    Yogesh Chaabria shares Tips behind Authoring Six Books

    Here’s the transcript of the podcast: [Music] Kiruba: Hello and welcome to the first book podcast. India’s first and only podcast dedicated to helping first-time authors. In this podcast series, we have conversations with bestselling authors and business leaders to understand how they successfully cracked their first book, their journey as an author, and what lessons ...