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Stream Here: Webinar On Introduction To Creative Writing Basics

Hey guys, if you'd like to watch the Webinar stream of my webinar on Introduction To Creative Writing Basics, then you can watch the entire thing on my YouTube channel (or below.) I have also started taking private classes on Creative Writing and Novel Writing, so if you are interested, then shoot me an email [...]

Webinar on Introduction To Creative Writing Basics

Webinar on Introduction To Creative Writing Basics

Webinar #1 : Introduction To Creative Writing Basics Attend my free Webinar on Introduction To Creative Writing Basics on 30th April 2020 at 11:00am on Facebook Live. Here's the link to the Facebook Event on my author page: https://www.facebook.com/events/527107161510397/?ts=pss Do give my Fb page a follow to stay updated about the event. Don't waste your [...]

8 Steps To Develop A Reading Habit

8 Steps To Develop A Reading Habit

A lot of people love reading but when it comes to practising it on a regular basis most of them fail. Wonder why? More often than not daily life, responsibilities and "important" things come in between you and your love for the written word. Oft times we get too involved or busy in other things [...]

Reading Vlog #1

My first ever vlog! I talk about the books I am reading currently - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, The Lottery And Other Stories by Shirley Jackson, The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis and The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis Harper audiobooks. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-pgkrlgIEN/

10 Books To Read While Social-Distancing During Corona Virus Or COVID-19

10 Books To Read While Social-Distancing During Corona Virus Or COVID-19

I was born in the year 1990 and since then I do not remember a single instance in my life where I have been in quarantine. Although it can get tiring and frustrating sometimes, I still feel that this is something that we might never get to see again. In this time of self-quarantine or [...]

Recovery

Recovery

So I was living my life normally and started doing some functional training in the month of December (hard-core workouts targeting the core muscles that include crazy-ass cardio, step-ups, weigh-training and kettle-bell lifting along with a lot of burpees and hopping and stuff like that.) So even though I was doing it under the guidance [...]

Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Author: Ray Bradbury Release Date: 1949 Genre: Classic, Science-Fiction, Short Story Collection Series: Edition: E-book Pages: 303 Publisher: Harper Voyager Blurb: The strange and wonderful tale of man’s experiences on Mars, filled with intense images and astonishing visions. Now part of the Voyager Classics collection. The Martian Chronicles tells the story of humanity’s repeated attempts to colonize [...]

RMFAO 2020 Reading Challenges

RMFAO 2020 Reading Challenges

Hello, dear readers. Happy New Year to you, and your families, and I hope that this new year, and the beginning of this new decade, turns out amazingly joyous and fulfilling for you all. 2020 is very special, most of all because it marks the beginning of the 6th year of my online Goodreads book [...]

A Winter Morning

A Winter Morning

I am a hopeless winter-person - you know, when a person goes overboard in hauling around shawls everywhere, wearing cardigans even when it's barely cold, wearing socks while sleeping and using a heater or a hot water bag at night to warm the cold feet. I know I am not the only one so I [...]

NaNoWriMo 2019 – Update

NaNoWriMo 2019 – Update

Hello, guys (After a long, long time!) I am here to share a quick update about my 2019 NaNoWriMo progress. For this year's I am aiming to complete the 7th draft of Sinister Town and so far, i.e., in 15 days, I have written 29,132 words. I am trying to finish this draft this month [...]

Worldwide Release of Deceived E-Book

Worldwide Release of Deceived E-Book

I'm so, so, so excited to announce the worldwide release of Deceived e-book on the Kindle Store. Now Deceived can be read and enjoyed by people all around the world! This makes me so happy and grateful.⁣⁣⁣ If you haven't already have it, grab your copies today!⁣⁣⁣ Deceived You can get your copies of my [...]

Character Profile Sheets (CPS) – Part 2

Character Profile Sheets (CPS) – Part 2

Character Profile Sheets are a great literary tool that help you in profiling your characters, especially the main characters of your story. They not only help you in being consistent with your character's traits throughout your story or manuscript but also help a great deal in creating as well as painting the character arc you [...]

Monthly Updates: May 2019

Monthly Updates: May 2019

Hello guys and welcome to my Monthly Updates post series. The month of May wasn't the best month I've had so far in the year because Vishal got sick and was bed-ridden for the most part of the month. He's still not well, but his recovery is steady and hopefully he'll completely recover in another [...]

Monthly Updates: April’19

Monthly Updates: April’19

Hello, dear readers. I missed March Monthly Updates post but didn't want to miss April as well, therefore, I thought that even though I am a bit late I'll go ahead and do a quick update post. Writing: I participated in Camp NaNo with a target of 30K words, but all I managed to write [...]

My Writing Projects

Okay so finally I have ventured into the world of Vlogging! And it is as exciting as it is scary, but I am determined. Do check out my IGTV channel and the video on my Youtube. I hope you guys will like them 🙂 YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMup8ExsejU IGTV: https://www.instagram.com/tv/BwHqeeMneMZ/?utm_source=ig_web_options_share_sheet Ciao ❤

Book Review: The Sicilian Woman’s Daughter by Linda Lo Scuro

Author: Linda Lo Scuro Release Date: 22nd October 2018 Genre: Crime, Mystery, Suspense Series:  Edition: Paperback Pages: 296 Publisher: Sparkling Books Blurb: Most victims of the mafia are the Sicilians themselves. The role of women both as perpetrators and victims has been grossly overlooked. Until now. As the daughter of Sicilian immigrants, in her teens Maria turns her [...]

Monthly Updates: February’19

And finally, I'm doing the monthly Updates post after a long, long time. I loved doing these posts before and I'm really excited to do it now. To be honest, these update posts help me in knowing exactly where I stand in terms of my writing and helps me plan ahead serving as the much-needed motivation. [...]

A Comprehensive Look At Literary Devices

A Comprehensive Look At Literary Devices

As a writer, it becomes a necessity at some point or the other, to understand as many technicalities of the craft as possible. Whether you're an intuitive writer or a deliberate one, there will be times when you'll have to break the literary rules in order to create your masterpiece, but in order to do [...]

The 4-Act-Structure: Introduction

The 4-Act-Structure: Introduction

  As almost all the plotters would swear by, outlining a story helps a writer greatly in making sense of the story for the readers. We, as writers, know what our story is and how it plays out, the difficult bit is to put in into words in a systematic way and have it make sense [...]

2019 Resolutions

2019 Resolutions

I know I'm late for this, but I really like doing a resolutions post and I really didn't want to miss out this year. I'll try and keep this post as short as I can because if I'd let myself get carried away then this would be one hell of a lengthy post. So without [...]