Category Archives: Creative Writing

Working from Home: A Revelation

The biggest revelation, however, is that it brought forth what years of married life could not: we stand by each-other. Continue reading

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How does writing make you a better person?

How does writing make you a better person?

I chose to answer this question on my site. Continue reading

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5 Must-Haves in Fiction

The hard thing is that writing about how to write fiction, as I have come to observe, is relatively easier than going about the business of writing fiction. Read more on the site. Continue reading

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Get Your Writing Space

Anything that helps you write, including the non-interconnected things like a window or a rain on the other side of it. Your writing space is your little world where words strike you. It is different for everyone; it should be. Your writing space defines you as much as it defines the work you do. Continue reading

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What Makes up a Good Novel?

A lot of people ask similar questions to me about writing. Most of them are clueless about where to begin. Some of them are clueless about how to end. And the remaining keep bothering about hitting a writer’s block even … Continue reading

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Mind this when Writing a Novel

Yes, the story is one of the most important things that you should have to tell or share. But a novel isn’t only about the story. You may have the best story to tell. But if you don’t tell it the way people would like to listen to, then, sorry, you will lose your audience. I read a novel to relive the story I read. Based on the way it is described in the novel, I recreate it in my mind. And, I like to see the perfect picture.

So, it should be about how well you describe things. Right?

No. If it were only about descriptions, then academic and literary essays would tell you well-researched stories way better than novels would. Then, why would anyone even peep into the world of fiction? A description can only get you so far. Here’s another key for you: the description of gargoyles in Far from the Madding Crowd builds the story. Continue reading

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