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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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Q and A with Ravinder Singh and Durjoy Datta

Two enterprising young authors who’ve already made an unforgettable mark on India’s literary scene sat down with an intimate audience for an inspiring Q&A session.
When the session began, the authors were asked for their advice on how to break …

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The Short and Short of It: Writing Short Stories

We have all heard about short stories. What, then, are short short stories? To answer this, Kulpreet Yadav, who is a bestselling author, motivational speaker and founder-editor of Open Road Review, an international literary magazine, says that these stories have …

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The New Age Romantics

The name of this session itself acted as a magnet for the audience, hence resulting in an overwhelming response to this discussion. Durjoy Datta, Preeti Shenoy and Ravinder Singh, all of whom are famous authors of today’s age, made for …

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