I believe that lines of good and bad are blurred, and often we look at the world through the coloured lens of our personal experiences.
Author Piyusha Vir writes on re-telling mythological stories without altering the events and yet, without compromising on her notions of gender equality.
I have explored the miscellaneous worlds for my literary quests … from the joys and travails of life to terrorism that has brought the world to its tenterhooks, to now the paranormal.
Life comes full circle, as they say. And the scrawl in the margins of my life slowly nudged its way into the centre of the page. Hoping, hoping that someone would read it and let it stay a while.
Author Shuma Raha writes on what prompted her to pen a book on unconventional sexual choices of a section of urban Indian society.
I’ve often realized that I’m a free spirit when I write. It gives me a unique identity and a distinct sense of accomplishment because I write relatively better than I speak.
“I wondered what was it like to be a God’s beloved; what was it like to be a woman accorded the status of divinity yet understood poorly?” Author Tripti Sharan recalls her journey of writing Being Radha.
I write because it is how I best convey who I am. I find I express myself better through writing than any other medium available to me.
” I write because I think I have the capacity to live several enriching lives through my characters, to see their stories come to fruition,” says author Andaleeb Wajid.
“Writing as a form of thinking allows me a deeper quest to my own meaning, my personal experience with the concept I am delving into,” writes author Sailaja Manacha.
“I never even thought of writing as something one could pursue as a profession or commit one’s working life to. By which I mean, of course I knew other people did so, but it just didn’t occur to me that it was something that I could do,” writes author Tina Biswas.
I wrote every single day until I finished it without thinking even once WHY I AM WRITING! Because I loved writing. I loved bleeding. I loved being in an alternative world where in reality I never could be.