Category Archives: Tips and Suggestions

Writing Advice: How to create a relatable antagonist?

When writing fiction, we writers always want to create believable characters that we possibly can. But have you ever fallen into the trap of focusing so much on protagonist that you forget to flesh out your antagonist well? At best, … Continue reading

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How revisiting your old writings can help you grow as an author?

Dear Readers, One June 20, I celebrate the first anniversary of publishing Bound by Life, my first ebook. Normally, I do not revisit anything I have written unless I am editing. After I had published the book, I had kept … Continue reading

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20 Places to Submit Creative Writing in India

Knowing that my previous post, Five magazines to submit fiction (and/or non-fiction) in India has been of help to some  of my readers, I thought I’d post one more with an updated list. But my work was made easier as I found … Continue reading

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Empathy Maps in Creative Writing: How to create believable characters?

So, today I did something new at work. I created an Empathy Map for a potential client. What is an Empathy Map, you’re wondering? I’ll explain it to you in a moment. Please have a look at the cute diagram below: … Continue reading

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Of Showing and Telling

Recently, I read an interesting post on examples of bad sentences in classic literature. The book in focus was Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Though I do not agree entirely with the author’s views, I do believe that the article is … Continue reading

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