Taking Criticism with Class

No, not even I have perfected my reactions to criticism but there are some things I have noticed along the way and I hope these can help you. Taking criticism is a mix between realizing who your critic is and realizing who you are. 1....
  • Author: Cami
  • June 11, 2012

Predictable Plots and Overused Clichés

Predictability is a huge turn-off. As I was discussing with a friend recently, some authors seem to have just lost their charm, in no small part due to predictability. It becomes extremely annoying when you know what is going to happen, because what is the...
  • Author: Anushka
  • June 8, 2012

Who are Writers?

I want to present five points of what I think defines a writer. Hopefully this will inspire you, if not help you expand how you look at your own writing. I find we need new perspectives every day, maybe you will find some here. 1....
  • Author: Cami
  • June 8, 2012

Communicating Through Writing

Communicating effectively makes the difference between making clarity your middle name or confusing your readers. And the difference between forming the reader’s opinion by the end of the page or making them finish completely disagreeing with you. It’s important that your readers understand you or...
  • Author: Cami
  • June 7, 2012

Review: The Secret Letters of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

 By, Robin Sharma. Grade: A  I read The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari almost two years ago. Even then, despite my young age, I was able to understand whatever was written, and appreciate it, if not actually implement it effectively. The book was magical, and so, so, so inspiring....
  • Author: Anushka
  • January 27, 2012

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

By Robin S Sharma. Grade: A It’s been many years since I first heard of the book called ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari.’ The title always intrigued me. But somehow I fell into the impression that this was a book about better management practices....
  • Author: Jyoti
  • January 26, 2012

What I Look For In A Book

When I get the chance of reviewing a book, I take it very seriously. In my hands I hold the countless hours of hard work of a person, his dream, and perhaps his most valued accomplishment. I can be extremely critical and trash it, but...
  • Author: Anushka
  • January 4, 2012

How To Write a Query Letter

This is in response to all the questions I have received related to query letters. I hope to clear up all your doubts and help as many budding authors as I can. Firstly, let us begin with the million dollar question: What is a query...
  • Author: Shriya
  • December 22, 2011


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