SheThePeople.TV’s Women Writers Fest Delhi Chapter witnessed some powerful and empowering conversations around the themes of love, motherhood, writing, travel and gender pay gap among others. Great authors, women writers from across genres, fierce and fearless, talking their mind, sharing the stories with the sisterhood, agreeing and disagreeing made the event a rocking one. The day-long festival put the spotlight on authors, writers, bloggers, and editors, featuring firebrand panelists from across genres.

From the first panel focussing on the changing face of love to the last that talked about normalising singlehood, the fest was replete with some witty and insightful remarks made by the women writers who came together.

We handpicked some of the best ones for you. Read On:

On love and lust

On the notion of happily ever after

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On Online romance

On telling a true story

On journalism and its impact on women

On blocking online trolls

“Blocking makes you lazy. It gives you instant gratification. The door gets closed, but momentarily”- Shaili Chopra

On giving women a safe online platform to speak

“The challenge is also to figure out how to let women speak what they want to,” – Anja Kovacs

On parenting

On finding humour in parenting

Motherhood is the most ridiculous human experience – Amee Misra

On women’s travel and safety

On travelling with a kid

“With a kid, you have to be fully prepared. You don’t just need a Plan A or B but think till Plan F.” – Aditi Mathur Kumar

On difference between women writers and men writers

On a separate fest for women

“Women are still a community waiting to be mainstreamed. The kind of writing women push boundaries with is because they are women.” – Shaili Chopra

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