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KLF 2017 | Kerala Literature Festival

Kerala Literature Festival

Literature Festival in the City Of Sculptures The Kerala Literary Festival is a rare platform for Malayalam writers to meet, discuss and debate issues of common concern in these traumatic times when the very fundamental right of expression is being challenged by various regressive forces. Its main focus is combating this challenge for the freedom of artists and writers. This Festival  will also have some eminent Indian writers from outside Kerala, will also look at diverse movements and trends in

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Kolkata Literature Festival

KLF kolkata literature festival

If literature has to find it’s roots, it would begin from none other than Kolkata, the city known for it’s culture and literature since centuries. Many creators of awesome literary work are from this city. The city of trams, the city of Durga Pooja, the city of Rabindranath Tagore and The city of Academy Award winner Bharat Ratna Shri Satyajit Ray. Kolkata Literature Festival is landmark event of the city that briings readers, writers, film makers, drama artists, musicians and all literary professionals at one

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Noir Literary Festival in New Delhi

Crime Literature Festival

Crime and Thriller are the most read genre across the globe, specially in western countries. Recently I came across a special Lit Fest focused only on Crime writing. Yes we are talking about Noir Literary Festival just concluded last weekend in New Delhi. Crime against women is now being talked in India on various occasions and discussions on TV, a detailed literary work is done by our classic writers in their novels and essays but that writing doesn’t relate to

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writing comes naturally says Naresh Dodia

Naresh K Dodia

Naresh Dodia was born on 11th March, 1969 in Jamnagar. He is a SSC graduate and currently has his own steel business and dehydration plants manufacturing unit. Journey of a writer Writing is inspired by his soul. Nearly six years before he created account in Facebook and he joined many writers & poets who used to post their creations. He loved reading all different creations from different writers and so he made a decision about becoming one of them. Interesting

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A profound magnanimous writer: Dr Sharad Thaker

Sharad thaker

Dr. Sharad Thaker was born on 10th July, 1955 in Junagadh. He is a M.D and D.G.O graduate. Professionally he is a Gynecologist at Ahmedabad since 31 years and has a private nursing home. Journey of a writer: From the beginning he had interest in literature and so he has read almost more than 10,000 books till now. He has written poems during his graduation. In 1993 he had written article which was titled as ‘Jeevi ni Jevtar Katha’ based on

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17 Tips for new writers by Dr. Jitendra R. Raol

New writer tips

Interesting tips for new writers by Dr. Jitendra R Raol, a former scientist with government of India. Every story and article should have the beginning, one or more middle/s, and the end–a classical style. In fact, the style of item no. 1. can be repeated in every chapter of the story, if it suits the plot and the flow of the story. One can also utilize a flashback structure, and even a hybrid one. Some stories and articles can be

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Short Story writing Guide by Pradipkumar Raol

Story writing tips

Tips for becoming a writer. Writing is an art used since the “Cave Age” era. Ancient men used to write symbols and draw pictures on stones and walls of caves where he used to live. This they were doing it for communication purpose. We can learn much about their lives after so many years. We study and learn from books written by our ancients and contemporaries. That is how knowledge spread from one generation to the next generation. So never

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Short story writing tips by Vinita Shukla

Writing TIp

Vinita Shukla has shared her tips in Hindi for Short Story writers. नये लेखकों को, (कहानी) लेखन हेतु, कुछ सुझाव प्रेषित कर रही हूँ ; जो निम्नवत है- १- कथानक विषय के इर्द- गिर्द ही घूमना चाहिए. अर्थात कहानी का उद्देश्य, उसमें निहित संदेश के रूप में, उभरकर सामने आना चाहिए. विषय से भटकाने वाली घटनाएँ/ किसी एक घटना का आवश्यकता से अधिक विवरण, गैरजरूरी वाक्य/ शब्द कहानी से हटा देनी चाहियें. इससे कहानी में crispness आती है; उसका प्रभाव

Writing tips by Authors to Authors from Pallavi Mistry

Creative writing tips

લખવું = ઈચ્છા + પ્રયત્ન.        પલ્લવી જીતેન્દ્ર મિસ્ત્રી. ૧- લખવા માટેનું મટીરીયલ (પેપર, પેન, મોબાઈલ, કોમ્પ્યુટર, ટાઈપ રાઈટર) હાથવગું રાખો. ૨- હરતા – ફરતા કે કોઈપણ કામ કરતા લખવા બાબતે જે વિચાર આવે તેના પોઈન્ટ્સ ટપકાવી લો. ‘પછી લખી લઈશ’ એમ વિચારશો તો ક્યારેક મહત્વના પોઈન્ટ્સ ભૂલી જશો. ૩- લખેલા પોઈન્ટ્સ ના આધારે લેખનો ‘સબ્જેક્ટ/ટાઈટલ’ નક્કી કરો. અથવા સબ્જેક્ટ મનમાં નક્કી હોય તો એને આધારે વિચારીને પોઈન્ટ્સ લખો. ૪- નક્કી કરેલા સબ્જેક્ટ કે ટાઈટલ(મથાળું/શીર્ષક) ના આધારે લખવા વિચારેલા લેખ વિશે

Tips for Creative writing by Kavita Verma

writing tips

Writing is a social responsibility Writing is self esteem thoughts which come in your mind when you go through some new incident and your mind start thinking analyzing them. Many a times it happens when we read some story or poem or article and think we have better thoughts and ideas for it . It’s a sign that you can write. But writing needs patience. Here are some tips from Kavita Verma which can give you a guideline how to start

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