“You got to do what you HAVE to do before you can do what you WANT to do. It’s called priorities” Endlessly pondering about where you could possibly find the time to write? When you can finally sit down and pour out your creative juices onto the blank canvas, that’s ready…Read more
Book marketing tips and tricks every writer should know.
When you pen down your story or concept, the next natural step is to look for ways to get it published and reach out to readers. As a writer, you go through various creative processes that condense to form a compilation and placement of these ideas. That, along with a…Read more
Questions Crossing The Minds Of Budding Authors (Part Two)
From finding your voice to getting published…this week, we answer ten of the most common questions that pop up during your journey as a writer. I’m experiencing writer’s block! How should I deal with it? When your mind feels as blank as your pages or computer screen, you’re…Read more
Writer’s Block: When your imaginary friends won’t talk to you.
Quick and easy tips and tricks to overcome writer’s block. Writer’s Block’ – something we’re all too familiar with, right? It cages our creative brain cells, haunts us with an inability to maintain any sort of chain of thought, and magically makes every small object and sound seem like the…Read more
Why It’s Important To Be Part Of A Writing Community.
In the life of a writer, isolation is a given – you spend days and long nights in your own space, free from the faintest distraction, pouring your stories out. But there’s also the desire for your words to be read and heard; to talk about things like building characters…Read more
HOW TO FIND YOUR UNIQUE WRITING VOICE.
Why do you write what you write? And why do you choose to write it in that way? Your distinct blend of traits, peculiarities, attitudes, beliefs, experiences, emotions and aspirations determines what you write. And more importantly, how you write it – the tone, length of sentences and paragraphs, the…Read more
OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION: TIPS FOR WRITERS
You’re just about to begin writing, when you feel the urge for a quick email check. A few hours later, you’ve answered all your emails, read all the news on Twitter, watched three movie trailers, reorganised your desk and snacked (twice). Then, reality hits. Discomfort starts to sink in. Eventually,…Read more
Staying creative in today’s chaotic world
“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso Ever wondered why children are so much more imaginative? The answer is simple. They stress less and their minds aren’t bound by logic. Creativity is essential, and this doesn’t only apply to artists…Read more
Questions Crossing The Minds of Budding Authors
As an author, you tend to drown yourself in questions at almost every stage of your career – when you’re wondering if it’s the right path for you; when you realise it’s time for an upgrade; more than ever, when you’re about to start penning down your best-selling book. While…Read more
Writing As A Career
The profession of writing can be exceptionally rewarding. Before delving into its vibrant world, let’s first address the question of what it is to be a writer. While the answers vary, writers across the globe would agree that it means finding pure joy in pouring your heart, mind and soul…Read more