Writing Tips

Writing Tips for Beginners

March 2nd, 2019|21 Comments

Writing is an intuitive process. The creative spirit of a person who has the penchant to express it through words is what inspires one to write. The sense of fulfilment one gets after completing a [...]

How to write a novel

November 22nd, 2018|1,731 Comments

  The first thing that you need to figure out while writing your story is what kind of story you are going to write about; or to be more specific what genre will it belong [...]

How to write interesting characters for your novel?

November 22nd, 2018|13 Comments

The best approach to develop interesting characters for your novel is by observing people in your own life; meaning your family, friends, neighbours and acquaintances. Readers will be able to relate more to those characters [...]

Plotting a novel & writing scenes

November 22nd, 2018|6 Comments

Once you have the idea for your novel, take some time to develop it into a one or two line summary or maybe a story goal. For e.g., it might be something like: “A Mumbai [...]

Personal Development

How to start a gratitude journal

September 5th, 2018|9 Comments

Gratitude journaling: A powerful practice that we must follow to live a healthy, wealthy and happy life! Keeping a #Gratitude Journal can bring a miraculous change in our [...]

How to get out of a bad mood?

August 24th, 2018|8 Comments

  There might be various factors causing a bad mood which we ourselves might not be aware of. One catalytic factor might be because we are [...]

How gratitude can change your life

August 24th, 2018|45 Comments

  Gratitude is an emotion we feel when we start appreciating all that we have in our lives and are thankful for them. It can be [...]

How to be positive and in a happy mood always…

August 24th, 2018|631 Comments

  Being happy is not about temporary thrills, pleasurable pursuits, exciting events, winning prizes or living a luxurious lifestyle. It is not even about making a [...]

Lifestyle

Meeting Sir Viv Richards, the Legend

March 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Meeting Sir Viv Richards, the Legend

It was a surreal feeling meeting Sir Viv Richards, in full Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, when he was in Guwahati as a brand ambassador for the [...]

Just Google It

September 6th, 2018|9 Comments

  “Excuse me, could you tell me how to …” “Dude, just google it.” “I’m sorry, I was wondering if you could help me find …” [...]

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Loving ‘YOU’

September 5th, 2018|865 Comments

  Love is not an emotion; it is your very existence. - Rumi How often have we felt the flutter in our hearts? How often have [...]

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Helping children deal with teasing and bullying at school

September 5th, 2018|4 Comments

In today’s environment, our children are exposed to different kind of behaviours from their peers and it can be worrying on certain days especially when they [...]

Anecdote

Bhaiya Meter se Chalo

September 3rd, 2018|9 Comments

I do not drive and my life depends on the phrase “Bhaiya Meter Se Chalo.” Of course I add “please” after that dreaded phrase and keep my fingers crossed, hoping that ‘Bhaiya’ will relent . [...]

Opinion

Book Recommendations for Christmas!

December 21st, 2018|9 Comments

Book recommendations Now that Christmas is just round the corner, many readers are picking up books that revolve around the spirit of Christmas! And I am no exception; Christmas time is a joyful [...]

Recipes

Chocolat Délice

September 3rd, 2018|84 Comments

  If you really want to make friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him. As rightly said by Cesar Chavez, “The people who give their food give their heart". The stomach and heart [...]

Reviews

To Be the Best (Emma Harte Saga #3) – Book Review

March 20th, 2019|Comments Off on To Be the Best (Emma Harte Saga #3) – Book Review

Again the women were portrayed very strongly here and Maddy, Paula’s sister-in-law, was a new addition to this string of strong women. They handled the Harte enterprises efficiently. Paula displayed brilliant business acumen in the [...]

Poetry

Escape

September 5th, 2018|10 Comments

  I sat eyes closed, leant against a tree,With the sweet smell of spring, and the sound of a bee.The clear blue brook just trickling by,Such [...]

You

August 25th, 2018|10 Comments

When my steps are shaky When the world is grey When my feet tremble And my balance is unstable   You are that golden light to [...]

Love is…

August 25th, 2018|9 Comments

Love is… The oasis in a desert Rainbow across the rich blue sky Dewdrops on a fresh cool morning Showers during a sultry afternoon Hot mug [...]

Short Stories

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A Cup of Tea

September 6th, 2018|4 Comments

  Ashima looked up at the moon shining in the dark black sky and tears started to roll down her cheeks again. She missed Varun. Varun [...]

Goha and his foolish neighbour

September 6th, 2018|5 Comments

  Goha, the legendary figure whose stories passed down through the centuries are nearly as numerous as the sands of the desert, has given rise to [...]

GOHA – SIMPLETON OR WISEMAN

September 3rd, 2018|9 Comments

  Goha, the legendary figure whose stories passed down through the centuries are nearly as numerous as the sands of the desert, has given rise to [...]

Book Shop

Paranormal Crime Novel (Child of Paradise – Listen to your Dreams)

September 11th, 2018|38 Comments

Life takes an unexpected turn when Tia meets the boy whom she secretly had a crush on all through her school years. Not only does Ron [...]

Children’s Book, Trumpets in the Wild (MVLL Vol 1)

September 11th, 2018|35 Comments

“But why are they called the Paladins?” asked Loli. “A Paladin is a defender of a cause. He may be a knight, a warrior or a [...]

Children’s Book, Secret Code of Magicians (MVLL Vol 3)

September 11th, 2018|22 Comments

In a secret corner of our world, unknown to most of us, there is a school … a school of magic which trains gifted young prodigies. [...]

Children’s Book, The Princess, The Witch Queen and The Sorcerer (MVLL Vol 4)

September 11th, 2018|9 Comments

  In a secret corner of our world, unknown to most of us, there is a school … a school of magic which trains gifted young [...]