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Kirtida Gautam
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Art of Listening: Lost and Found
When I wrote my novel, #iAm16iCan I never thought of sending
it to the literary agents in the USA for consideration. I was talking part in
#IndiaAgainstRape movement and as a storyteller, the method most suited to me was to write a novel about it. The novel...

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Complexity of Social Media Conversation

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COMPLEXITY OF SOCIAL MEDIA CONVERSATION
Last year when I started using Twitter around January 2016,
I never even thought it would pose a problem. How difficult can it be? I am a writer. I have been writing
for past 10 years. I have written TV shows for National Television in India. I wrote a nove...

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TWITTER'S PLACE IN THE USA PUBLISHING INDUSTRY
Think of a dream publishing office where the moguls gather. Every single person walking through the gate is allowed to
interact with any person s/he wants. ·       They
let them hear you their interaction, even jokes ·       Let you
know their public person...

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VOICE IN FICTION
There is a lot of conversation around the voice in fiction. The industry often says, "We want writers with strong voice." Bad idea. Counterintuitive, but a writer must work really hard NOT to develop his/her own voice.  Good fiction is not one strong voice ...

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STORY TELLING AND INDIA.
If the competition is "How To Compose Good Prose In English," I am not even taking part in it. If it is about fabricating a good story, I am in the game to win. This might sound arrogance, but it is not. It's plain and simple cultural difference. I come fro...

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The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis is one of those rare novels that the world NEEDS.

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