Best Selling Authors

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Every writer dreams of becoming a best-selling author. We know of course that very few attain this status! Who do you think was on  the top of the pile of best-selling authors last year? How well did your favourite author do and how much of the big bucks did he/she make? More

Short Stories or Novels?

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Is it necessary that you should write short stories before embarking on a novel? Must you have adequate practice in the skills of writing before you begin that magnum opus you were always dreaming about? Like many I started off by writing short stories. They took less time and could be completed fairly swiftly. Frankly, they were easier to write. More

My First Novel

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I have written elsewhere about NaNoWriMo– the National Novel Writing Month- a competition in which you aim to write a novel of at least 50,000 words during the calendar month of November. I took part for the first time last year. By end November 2009, I achieved the objective and had hammered out a novel of 50,127 words.  I called it  “It Can’t Be You”. More

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