YouTube: 3 Reasons to Write the Ending First

When it comes to writing a novel, everyone has their own styles and preferences. Some write the starting first and then chalk out things as they write along. They are, typically, the pantsers who fly by their pants as they seat themselves to write. I prefer to chalk out all things before I begin to write.

In this video, I share the top 3 reasons I think it is a good idea to write the ending of the novel before writing anything else.

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Strike O’ Muse

Today, my mother turns 62 years young.

Of all she has learnt from her life, the essence, she knows, remains in never settling, ever pursuing, and setting high standards for everything. If this already means trouble for us (I’m chuckling as I write this), it means that we, too, have to continuously better ourselves at everything we do. Tomorrow, she retires from her workplace. Over 30 years of her employment has seen her wear many hats most amongst which have been worthy of inspiration. But as she readies herself for what lies ahead, I can only wish a wish for her.

It is time she can dedicate her energies to do what she has always dreamt of doing. I wish her to pick the most cherished ones from her long list of passions. As she readies herself for the day she begins her ‘work from home,’ I gift her this poem:

For the one who,
Has never gotten tired of
Ever committing herself
To whatever came thereof;

For the one who,
Gave up dreams on her own.
Made instead the ones from those
Of her children as though of her own;

For the one who,
Committed to every single minute
Everything that she had
To be the best—I mean it;

For the one who,
Even though lost more
Found less. Learnt more.
Taught nevertheless;

For the one who,
Dedicated her life for work.
Strike once again, so she can
Work her way up to life.

Strike, for you must.
Let her find her way forward.
Be the light in the never-calming storms.
Be her inspiration amidst the storming calms.

©Suyog Ketkar

Happy birthday, Aai. 🙂

YouTube: 3 Easy Tips on Breaking through the Writer’s Block

I’ve released my new video on YouTube. This time, I share my easy tips on how to break through the writer’s block. What it on #WordsAndWordsmith.

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YouTube: Memoir Writing 101

Here’s my latest video on what is memoir writing and why and how to write one?

YouTube: How to Develop a Reading Habit

I’ve just released my new video on #YouTube, where I share my top 10 tips for beginners on how they can develop a reading habit.

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YouTube: How do I Increse the Word Count of My Novel?

I’ve released my new video on the topic on YouTube. You may watch it here as well.

Bothered about increasing the word count? Watch this video.