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Renowned children’s author Ramendra Kumar (Ramen) had a “rollicking time” at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival 2019 (SCRF), spinning yarns, conducting story telling sessions and interacting with vibrant minds in various schools in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. He takes us on a thrilling journey of eating, talking, dreaming stories with kids and also a glimpse into how this fabulous festival treated him.

Learning and Creativity presents LnC Special Edition of Ghost Stories by Children that came out of Ramen’s sessions at the SCRF 2019.

The Sultan of Storytelling
The Sultan of Storytelling
Renowned children's author Ramendra Kumar (Ramen) had a "rollicking time" at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival 2019 (SCRF), spinning yarns, conducting story telling sessions and interacting with vibrant minds in various schools in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. He takes us on a thrilling journey of eating, talking, dreaming stories with kids and also a glimpse into how this fabulous festival treated him. Learning and Creativity presents LnC Special Edition of Ghost Stories by Children that came out of Ramen's sessions at the SCRF 2019.
Hungama in HLF with Ghost Stories by School Children
Hungama in HLF with Ghost Stories by School Children
Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF) is one of the most popular LitFests in the country. It is held in my alma mater, the iconic Hyderabad Public School. HLF, which focussed on plenary sessions, cultural events, stage talks, poetry recitals  et al, also had a  slot earmarked  for children. Very sweetly titled Nanha Nukkad it comprised a series of events on varied themes. I conducted a workshop called ‘Spinning a Yarn’ devoted to story writing. Presenting a selection of the imaginative stories that emerged!
Dr Santosh Bakaya at the TEDx Talks
Writer’s Block – Myth or Not: Santosh Bakaya’s TEDx Talks
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.
Make Your Sales Letter Sell: A 6-Point Checklist
Make Your Sales Letter Sell: A 6-Point Checklist
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.
The 5W's are Who, When, Where, What and Why. The solitary H refers to How.
Building a Story
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.
Creative Writing - How I Improved My Writing Skills
Creative Writing – How I Improved My Writing Skills
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.
Choices Before an Aspiring Writer
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.
The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekov
The ‘Open Ended Story’
In an open-ended story or narrative, the reader is left to draw her/his conclusions from what is presented to her/him.
It is a natural and artistic technique by which the poet associates words and ideas.
Metaphor: A Play in Poetry
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.
The Writer’s Perception of Truth
The ultimate purpose of every short story writer is to communicate an aspect of the truth of life.
As Rabindranath Tagore has so aptly said -- a short story doesn't end even when it ends.
Writing Short Stories
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.
The secret of good writing
The more you write, the better you get at it.
Tools for the New Writer
Agatha Christie, the famous writer of detective stories found that the best times for planning a book was while doing the dishes.

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Take care of children with sensibility and raise them with love and affection because they are our future generation who will take care of the country tomorrow.