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Readers & writers: the relationship keeps blooming!

For readers and writers, this age is history in the making.

Historically, there have been writers and readers in two watertight
compartments, like the producers and the consumers. Writers may read
stuff written by other writers, but readers have always been readers –
they never wrote. Among the readers were critiques who wrote about
what they read, but they were the only exceptions. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 1, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Book review: Piyush Jha’s Mumbaistan

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A smart boy told me once, “You got a cool job. You can carry a gun, fight with enemies and do all sorts of brave things, I can once dream of.” Sad he succumbed to a fatal disease- whereas, end at this age of 84, I am ticking on. Life is filled with most common things- I can say this because, I have an idiot box to stare at all the time. And being single is spectacularly quiet. But that’s all a strong headed ex army man can afford to be. Life changed when a girl knocked at my door and said- I could make good use of the time I have and handed me Piyush Jha’s Mumbaistan. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 17, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Edit it right with the editing guide

Ernest Hemingway once said, “Write drunk, edit sober”. Truer words have never been spoken before. While writing is a highly creative expression, editing is about making it readable. This is one tool that makes sense out of all the ‘free’ and ‘open’ expressive words that are dished out and thought as best to be served to the readers. While many writers have the luxury to have editors taking care of this sifting and redrafting, many of us have to do it ourselves. Here are some pointers that may help you while you are editing being sober. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 6, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Guidelines for Editing

A good book always possesses good writing which is the product of good editing. Given that you have already written a draft which you intend to publish online or in print, here are some tips to make it look more professional .You may have a good story to tell but it is only good writing that makes your story deliver the contents to the reader. Some readers never forgive bad writing even though you have a good story. One good example is Fifty Shades Of Grey trilogy which though achieved record breaking success has been hardly appreciated by critics for its the bad writing style. So it is necessary that your writing should be well edited before it reaches the mass of people and avoid any harsh comments or reviews. The tips below would help you to achieve them. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Posted by on June 13, 2012 in Uncategorized