Author Ramendra Kumar says there’s a story idea hiding in everything - from a random conversation on a bus to a social media post. And for it to become a book, you have to “write what you love and love what you write”, says a story by Harshikaa Udasi in The Hindu, December 24, 2019.
This is a brief description on how to write or not write an English ghazal with its rules and regulations and do's and don'ts.
What exactly is 'WRITER'S BLOCK' and how can you overcome the syndrome killing your creative output? Dr. Santosh Bakaya, author of the bestselling 'Ballad of Bapu' addresses this question in TEDx Talks and explains it is all in your mind. A remarkable presentation, exclusively intended for aspiring writers.
A Smart Business Sales Letter Makes an Impact. Where is the space to read a large sales letter? Embrace the change, accept the challenge and be smart.
A short story is a bit like a giant jigsaw puzzle where each piece is put together by the writer and given as a complete whole to the reader.
The only major difference is the experienced writer knows the correct mindset to adopt as opposed to the beginner.
Write to please yourself. And find as much pleasure as you can in the company of your work. But don't try to draw others' attention to your work. They shall find nothing in your work to sustain their interest.
In an open-ended story or narrative, the reader is left to draw her/his conclusions from what is presented to her/him.
Metaphor is an ornament of poetry. It lends to the word to which it gets associated clarity and exactitude.
The ultimate purpose of every short story writer is to communicate an aspect of the truth of life.
Of all forms of literature, the short story is perhaps the crest jewel of good writing. It is not too long and therefore ends before one's attention is diverted to something else.
Agatha Christie, the famous writer of detective stories found that the best times for planning a book was while doing the dishes.