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Has young adult fantasy become rote as a genre?

Everyone had them on their bookshelves. Everyone read them and fawned over them. Online stores were getting creative with the contents of these young-adult fantasy books, coming up with themed...

Romanticism and Gothicism through literature and arts

The second day of the event included the cultural competition, where students from five different universities presented their interpretations of Romanticism and Gothicism through poetry

The Olden Times of 2019

Cowsar sat there, looking outside his garden at the Red Planet's artificial-earthen beauty. The red earth looked surprisingly pretty in the blinding light of the sun.

Stories for the Summer

It's been an embarrassingly long time since I sat down to write something.

Beginner's Guide to Nonfiction

When we talk about narrative literature, we generally mean fiction. Thrillers, fantasy, detective novels – name anything, and it's

Fictional Deaths

We all have gone through that horrible phase of curling up in our beds and crying over the deaths of our favourite fictional characters...

August 13, 2020
August 13, 2020

Has young adult fantasy become rote as a genre?

Everyone had them on their bookshelves. Everyone read them and fawned over them. Online stores were getting creative with the contents of these young-adult fantasy books, coming up with themed...

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Romanticism and Gothicism through literature and arts

The second day of the event included the cultural competition, where students from five different universities presented their interpretations of Romanticism and Gothicism through poetry

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

The Olden Times of 2019

Cowsar sat there, looking outside his garden at the Red Planet's artificial-earthen beauty. The red earth looked surprisingly pretty in the blinding light of the sun.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

The world of Terry Pratchett

The late great Sir Terry Pratchett was a force to be reckoned with in the domain of fantasy novels. While his contributions to the world of literature are innumerable, Pratchett's life...

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018

5 lesser known classic novels by women

Literary classics are described as works of art that evoke certain emotions and brings forth extremely important themes through the authors' brilliantly deduced philosophy on life and human...

November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018

A guide to Neil Gaiman's lesser known work

Neil Gaiman ticked all the boxes on the “celebrity author” checklist long before he garnered mainstream fame. He guest starred in two episodes of “The Simpsons”, wrote multiple bestselling novels,...

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

Not Your Regular Fiction Genres

If someone asked me what my favourite fiction genre is, I would probably reply with a predictable “fantasy” or “romance”.

July 28, 2016
July 28, 2016

Breaking Writer's Block

Whether it's a page or screen devoid of words, writer's block can get crippling. Most of us know “advice” such as taking a walk, having coffee, changing writing tool or going on vacation,...

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

Back to Printed Books

Lured by the countless “Addicted to the smell of books” posts and photos of stacks for summer reading, I decided that perhaps it might not be a terrible idea to revert back to paperbacks and...

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Murakami's Kafka on the Shore

When Kafka Tamura runs away from his Tokyo house the day he turns fifteen to escape a strange curse his father set upon him, little does he know his life will end up with so many twists and turns.