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Out, damned spot! – On Crime Fiction

Mona Verma, the recipient of the Uttarakhand Ratna award, 2014 started the session by talking about Lady Macbeth, the character from Shakespeare’s Macbeth. After goading Macbeth into committing regicide, she becomes Queen of Scotland, but later suffers pangs of guilt …

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Creating your Protagonist – The Agony and Ecstasy

The protagonist of any book is whom the readers root for. Creating this protagonist can be a mammoth task. This writers’ panel discussion moderated by Manju Jaidka revolved around this while talking about the panelists’ own experience in creating protagonists.…

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