Author: Ananya

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Are you ready before your chicken is hatched?

The internet is full of articles about what a new mom can do to help the baby settle in the world. I myself read most of those articles before my baby was born and some after. But I realized that most of the articles which I read after my baby...

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Can inland letter make a comeback?

Ting tong! And there stood the khaki clad postman holding the blue square folded paper in his hand. What followed was a ritual of everyone in the family pouring over the letter freshly torn open with the kitchen knife. Often such letters also came in the form of a creamish...

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Creative writing tips- X

Hello writers, Now that you know all about writing, you must be all set to go for it. But hey, are you sitting right now with a pen and paper and staring into a blank sheet? How dumb of me to ask this. ‘Right now’, you are reading what I...

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Creative writing tips- V

Hi there, Often when people ask an aspiring writer what they see themselves as, they say, “I see myself as the next J.K Rowling”. Phenomenal, isn’t it? If the world produced too many J.K Rowling’s? Actually it’s not. The world can accomodate only one J.K Rowling, one Enid Blyton, one...

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Creative Writing Tips- II

Hello everyone, Have you been wanting to write down that beautiful thought of yours and have been struggling? Don’t worry, it happens to everyone. Yes, it happens even to the greatest of writers. It’s called a writer’s block. What should you do when it happens? Here’s what: Involve yourself in...

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Creative writing tips – VIII

Hello there, Rolled up your sleeves to write? Let me play the devil’s advocate for you and tell you on your face: No sir/mam, your work is not worth publishing. Period. How did that feel? A slush of cold water on your face? Yeah, as bad as it can get....

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Creative writing tips – VI

Hello everyone, How is your writing exercises going? I’m sure, great. And why not? After all, your research so sincerely before or during writing. Wait a minute, do you? Did you know that 95% of all forms of contemporary literature is based on thorough research? And yes, this includes fiction...

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Creative Writing Tips – III

Hello there, Hope your writing exercises are going great. By the way, have you asked yourself this question, “why am I writing?” The probable answers to that could be – for myself (a journal), to help release my pent up emotions (an exercise for the mind), for the editor (an...

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Creative Writing Tips- I

Waiting for the creative bug to bite you? For all, you know you may end up chewing the whole pen before that magical stroke of luck! Follow these three simple exercises to give wings (oops, pen) to the Shelley in you: Read more: Reading does not make you creative but...