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How To Name Your Characters Right
Naming your characters can be a job as difficult and head-boggling as devising the plot, or the theme, or the overall character development. The names need to be accurate, suit the character’s personality and setting in both time and space. You need names as awesome as Gandalf the grey/white,...
When fantasy readers pick books to read, they expect to read something that would not only help them quench their thirst for stories, but also evoke their imagination to weave and momentarily live in the fantasized world of that book. A great disappointment comes to such readers when they...
How To Create An Attractive Plot For You Novel
“Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations.” ― Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing When you plan to start a novel there is nothing but a blank sheet before you. It is up to...
Writer's Block

Writer’s Block

What is Writer’s Block? To put it into simple words it is a condition where a writer is unable to produce new work for whatever reason. Now, there can be several reasons for a writer to get involved in such a condition – genuine, or lame. The hard fact...
Seven Tips To Improve Your Writing
The fact that good writing skills are attained with regular practice and hard work is true beyond doubts. To be one of the best takes a lot of practice and a lot of time. No individual is born with great writing skills; it is the time and practice that...
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It is a common saying that well begun is half done. And, it is very much true too. Most writers, even the well-established ones, usually struggle at beginning their stories or books. Then what is the key to begin writing your true masterpiece? Discover the one true idea you want...
How To Start Your Novel The Right Way
When you start there is nothing but a blank page that could in time turn into a masterpiece or a disappointment, two extremes of the same path. What makes the outcomes so different then?It is the choices that we made during the path. Most important thing is choosing the...
Ten Rules For Writing Numbers and Numerals
How do you express numbers in your writing? When do you use figures (digits) and when do you write out the number in words (letters)? That is, when do you write 9 and when do you write nine? 1. Number versus numeral. First things first, what is the difference between...
How can I improve my writing skills? This is a common question that one might ask, or might be asked. Whether you’re a student, or working, an established author, or an aspiring writer, you have come across that question more than once. Before I continue further there is one...

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There’s Something About You

‘There’s Something About You’ by Yashodhara Lal certainly makes for an entertaining, light read. The story revolves around Trish. Now, Trish is a twenty-eight year old girl, recently unemployed, overweighed, single girl, who hides behind her sarcasm to cope with the world.
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Log Kya kahenge

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Book Review: Scion of Ikshvaku

There is hardly anyone who isn’t familiar with Ramayana. There have been several TV series directly or indirectly based upon the same epic storyline, and as a book too this isn’t the first effort (of course the Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharit manasa were the original ones).
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How to improve your writing skills with these simple but effective tips?

"How can I improve my writing skills?" Whether you're an emerging writer, or an established author, whether a student or a working person, you must...

How Can I Improve My Writing Skills?

How can I improve my writing skills? This is a common question that one might ask, or might be asked. Whether you’re a student,...
How And When To Use A Comma

How and when to use a comma

One of the most important punctuation marks is a Comma, the little tailed thing. A simple comma can alter the meaning of a sentence...
Book Review - It Happens for a Reason

Book Review – It Happens for a Reason

Author: Preeti Shenoy Edition language: English Characters: Vipasha, Aryan, Ankush, Suchi, Manav, Saurabh Published December 10th 2014 ISBN13: 9789384030742 Format: Paperback, 280 pages Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Womens fiction, chick lit It...
Grammar tips - double negatives

Grammar tips – double negatives

A double negative is the use of two forms of negation in a single sentence. Two negations while used in the same sentence may...
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Book Review: The Secret Life of Fat

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My theory about Jon Snow of Games of thrones/asoiaf

Hello friends and fellow asoiaf fans, I've been going through various theories that others have put up. It is hard to believe in one, and...