16 New Courses In Creative Writing

There was a time one had to spent hours trying to find a decent course on writing that would teach at least something on writing that would help a budding writer. Fast forward to today, there are so many new courses that it is getting increasingly difficult to choose from or even keep a tabContinue reading “16 New Courses In Creative Writing”

Never Enough: Story Of A Woman

When I was born, my gender was never enough When I was a toddler, my growth was not good enough When I was 10-years old, my marks in school were never enough When I was a teen, my weight was never right When I chose my subject, my hardwork was never enough When I wentContinue reading “Never Enough: Story Of A Woman”

Fiction Writing Bootcamp 2022

Fiction Writing Bootcamp 2022 – Learn from scratch to advanced. After almost a year, I am back with a much requested class for everyone who missed it last year. This year, I have included a module on publishing basics as well in order to help writers draft their query letters and proposals for submission toContinue reading “Fiction Writing Bootcamp 2022”

5 Tips To Write Great Sentences

Everyone wants to write great prose, but most fo the times they ignore the very thing that makes up the prose itself – sentences! In order to write great prose, you need to be able to write great sentences and in order to write great sentences, first you need to know what kind of sentencesContinue reading “5 Tips To Write Great Sentences”

3 Types Of Sentences That All Fiction Writers Must Know

Most of the writers, especially ESL Writers – English as Second Language Writers, face the problems of creative effective, sentences with great flow while writing a fictional story. On the surface it may not seem like a big problem, but when you really think about it, a sentence is practically the most basic unit inContinue reading “3 Types Of Sentences That All Fiction Writers Must Know”

What Is Camp NaNo WriMoWriMo?

If you are writer who’s even mildly active on social media then you might have heard about the NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. But what about Camp NaNoWriMo? Camp NaNoWriMo is a spinoff of NaNoWriMo which you can customise as per your own needs. In their own words: Camp NaNoWriMo is your next, greatContinue reading “What Is Camp NaNo WriMoWriMo?”

Writing Vlog #2: Writing A Short Story From Scratch

In this video, I have tried to capture my process of writing a short story. If you are a new writer or are curious about how writing is done, then I am sure you’ll enjoy this video. I you are a veteran writer then I am sure you will be able to relate to itContinue reading “Writing Vlog #2: Writing A Short Story From Scratch”

7 Types Of Characters In Fiction

Characterisation is one of the most important elements of any story, long or short. If you don’t get the characterisation right, chances are that your story will fall flat on its face and no writer wants that to happen! So the best way to make sure that your story stays with the reader long beforeContinue reading “7 Types Of Characters In Fiction”

5 Elements Of Plot In Fiction

Plot, one of the 5 main elements of fiction writing, is a term that confuses many new as well as veteran writers. When it comes to Fiction Writing, there is a big difference in the Story and the Plot. If you want to learn the difference between Story and Plot then read this article: StoryContinue reading “5 Elements Of Plot In Fiction”

Storyboard A Novel in 5 Easy Steps

Storyboarding is a wonderful organising technique, that I feel, is highly underrated when it comes to fiction writing. It is a great tool to plot your novels and to put it all together in a coherent plot-line. I am an intuitive writer but working on multiple long-form fiction projects can be downright scary at timesContinue reading “Storyboard A Novel in 5 Easy Steps”

Decoding Horror Genre For Writers

Here’s the live stream of my 5th Webinar: Decoding Horror genre for Writers:

10 Ways To Prepare For NaNoWriMo 2020

NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month is around the corner and I am really looking forward to it particularly this year because of the entire lockdown situation. I simply cannot wait to get back to one of my story’s draft and start writing again motivated by all the NaNo energy on my social media feeds!Continue reading “10 Ways To Prepare For NaNoWriMo 2020”

Live Stream: Common Writing Mistakes Webinar

Hey guys, you can watch the live streaming of ,y 3rd and latest webinar here: Due to some technical glitch, I had to shift to Facebook live after the Webinar to answer some of the questions, so you can watch that 20 minutes feed here: For your reference, here a list of all the 30Continue reading “Live Stream: Common Writing Mistakes Webinar”

How To Write A Book Analysis

Analysing a book is too often confused with writing a book review. It is a very common misconception and one that needs to be busted especially if you are planning to become a writer or are one already. A book review is an informal way of sharing one’s thoughts about any book of the reader’sContinue reading “How To Write A Book Analysis”

What are Beta Readers And Why Do you need them?

In the last 4 months, whenever I have delivered a lecture, I am ALWAYS asked about one particular topic, each and every single time with no exception at all – What is a Beta Reader?  Beta Reading is a concept well-known in the writing community but often misunderstood and misinterpreted by the new writers. So, finally,Continue reading “What are Beta Readers And Why Do you need them?”

Prompt-Writing

Prompt-writing is one of the best tools for fiction writers. Period. You’ll find various definitions for it on the internet, but for me, it is simply what the name suggests: A topic around which a short piece of fiction is written promptly. Generally, the said piece of fiction is in the range of 100-1000 wordsContinue reading “Prompt-Writing”

Finding The Right Idea

I don’t think I have ever known, not even a single writer, who doesn’t get about a dozen ideas every day. But imagine what would happen if you’d start taking all of those ideas seriously?  It’ll be chaos! So you get my point?  As a beginner, you might feel the need, a very compulsive need,Continue reading “Finding The Right Idea”