Some Tried & Tested Ways to Start a Novel

Many writers and especially the successful ones have their own tested and tried ways that they repeatedly employ to write novels. Here I will share some techniques used by Max Barry – an Australian novelist – to write a novel. He believes that every writer is different. Everyone has to find their own personal routines […]


A Girl…

A girl – a story spinner Always building up scenarios Always weaving the web of imagination! One day walking down the street One handsome guy smiled at her, On her mind, an image got plastered, and she kept           searching for that smile, in that street, day in and day out. She found an interesting […]


Are you Hesitant to Read the Quran?

Disclaimer: This write up has nothing to do with my religious affiliation or beliefs neither it is meant to preach anyone anything. I wholeheartedly believe in the beauty and the message of all the scriptures. I only ask people to read the books to understand themselves, before passing any irrational judgment on anyone or anything.


Flat Scenes

You spent days in planning your story in your head. Then there was more time spent on researching and sequencing to make it more authentic. And finally hours and hours of writing and re-writing. Proudly, you sit back and give it one final read. And it hits you like that dark night storm – story […]


Sentence Structure or Sentence Fluency?

The power of words is revealed through well-structured sentences. And well-structured sentences work just like a well-tuned orchestra; resulting in sentence fluency. Imagine a performance by an orchestra. If only one artist miss a beat or play an irrelevant note, what effect does it have on the ears? Or, in my case, what a torturous […]


Unlock the Power of Transitional Words

Have you ever encountered a text that is full of flowery words but you still cannot bring yourself to read it or simply you feel like pulling your hair out of frustration? Most of the times, such a lag in writing occurs due to the inappropriate writing styles. Imagine an official e-mail full of straight […]

How to Choose an Interesting Topic for Article?

Writing has never been an easy job. Look through the history and you will see the names of many legends who were not appreciated much in their lifetime. But now are the times when the world has actually changed at many avenues. Lifestyle, use of technology and end of ‘getting-published-woes’ of the writers. Now you […]


How to stay focused?

Many of us face this problem of staying focused. We know that we are writers. We know that we have to write. We know that we have to put all the ideas teeming in our mind, on paper (or computer). But the minute you prepare yourself to write something, your hand doesn’t move. Or more […]



A flare reaches the skies Leaving a trail of blazing stars and smoke The trees, the forest floor flooded with the glare and haze The smoke gradually disseminates to reveal two heaps of broken stars on the ground. Two fulgors reach up from the two broken heaps, Swirling dizzyingly; the brightest and shiniest fulgors Move […]