Being able to write brilliant literature is like magic. It looks seamless to your audience while you weave each piece together meticulously. Or it is like making the perfect cup of tea, looks simple but has to have the right ratio of all ingredients. What are these ingredients…

Critiquing the work of other creators is a crucial part of creation itself. Be it music, art or literature, learners always try to dissect the masterpieces. When it comes to understanding ‘styles of writing’, reading other authors is a good place to start. However, you must take it…

One of the most important aspects of fostering a passion for reading is the reader’s ability to choose books that intrigue them. Classics have stood the test of time and criticism because they yielded important learning opportunities, diverse (and, at times, difficult) insights, graceful prose, and a portrayal…

From amateurs to seasoned writers, we all take the help of tools. But we have come quite far to still be turning pages of a thesaurus or a dictionary. Be it editing or research or time optimization, there are plenty of tools available on the internet. They are…

Although people might have made the shift to e-books and Kindle in the last decade, nothing comes close to the experience of reading a physical book bought from the bookstores. The whiff that hits you as soon as you open a book, old or new, the guilty pleasure…

What is creative writing? Information is the fundamental component of all discourse, no wonder what type. Even creative writing does express information, just as insightful prose, expositions, or directions do. So is there a difference between creative and non-creative writing? Before answering this question, one should know what…

Diary writing is meant to be personal. A person maintains a log in which they record information about their life or a circumstance/incident. It’s a way of writing to yourself about your thoughts and emotions. Although the terms diary and journal are often interchanged, there are some differences…

Literary devices are tools that up-level the writing, gives it depth and makes it more impactful for readers. They help the writer to direct readers in the direction of interpreting the words the writer wants them to. Literary devices help the writer to express their ideas in a…

Writing is not just a medium to communicate, it has many other benefits. Here are ten benefits that you can derive from the art of writing. Better CommunicationThe practice of writing makes you want to improve your vocabulary and phrase bettersentences. It all comes into play when you…

Writing in a journal and writing for a novel is not quite similar in nature, because it requires the writer to communicate the exact same feeling, the perspective, the idea to the reader while writing a novel. On the other hand, in a journal, the writer writes to…

After finishing your book or novel, you’ve decided to avoid the middleman – the agent, and approach the publishers directly. It’s a brave choice, but not so difficult if you do it the right way. Here are some tips on how to submit your book proposal to the…

Kitab Khana, MumbaiBased in a 150-year-old historic fort, this classic bookstore offers paradise for bibliophiles with their immense collection of books of different genres and languages. The owners Mrs. Amrita Somaiya and Mr. Samir Somaiya believe and intend to fulfill the traditional book reader’s needs in the modern…

1.Reduces StressReading books can calm you down after a stressful day. Losing yourself in a great story is a great experience and it teleports you to a new world, leaving behind your everyday problems and hectic schedules. Many people prefer reading a book before sleeping because it reduces…