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NO! is sometimes a new beginning

NO! is sometimes a new beginning
Sometimes a 'No' is the best thing that can happen.Does this sound paradoxical? How can a NO be good? After all isn't it a dreaded word. NO. Rejection, refusal is hardly a good thing. It's humiliating.My second novel was rejected and here's my story about how I refused to live with a NO and made it into YES!I was more than sure that my publisher wh...
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FOR THE DOSE OF WIT-a-min, read Rachna Singh!!

FOR THE DOSE OF WIT-a-min, read Rachna Singh!!
I met Rachna at Bangalore Lit fest and didn't know that she is an author. She had everyone in splits and I thought maybe she was a professional stand-up comedian. I was told by my friends that she's an author. Rachna has this innate ability to make everyone laugh with a deadpan look on her face. It was much later I also found out that she's a ...
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Rewriting your WiP - tackling the monster

Rewriting your WiP - tackling the monster
Often I meet writers who have put aside their manuscripts because reworking seems too big a task. They cite various reasons – just don't have the time, I don't know how to begin, it's just too huge a task to tackle… Well, it is a huge task no doubt but I personally believe it's a crime to put a WiP (work in progress) on hold and shy away from the h...
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The Legend of Genghis Khan

The Legend of Genghis Khan
Sutapa Basu is a compulsive bookworm and an irrepressible story teller. Her debut book - Dangle, a psychological thriller, was published by Readonamia in 2016. In the same year, her short story was awarded the First Prize in the Times of India's nation-wide WriteIndia Contest. She wrote a brilliant story to the prompt given by Amish Tripathi.&...
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Why I chose to self-publish : Adite Banerjie

Why I chose to self-publish : Adite Banerjie
​Writers are dreamers but not without a spine of steel. After all it requires a lot of courage to send your written word out in the world for others to read and judge. And author Adite Banerjie is no different.She began her journey as an author in 2012 when she won the Harlequin India Aspiring Authors Contest in 2012. Her debut romance novel, ...
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