Colours

Here’s a short alternate universe story I wrote this Holi.

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Black and white.

Those were the names of the two colours that he could perceive. The other colours were just shades of them mixing with each other. Different shades of grey, they called it. The darkest shade was black and the lightest was white. The other shades were insignificant, not worth noticing; just like everyone he had ever met in his life.

Another stressful day in his office made Micheal wonder how he was going to complete the ginormous task in front of him. He leaned back on his chair, closed his eyes and listened to the dull whirr of the air conditioner. A knock on his door startled him. Andrea, the assistant, peeked in. “Sorry to disturb,” she said “But the manager wants to see you now.”

Michael sighed and got up. Andrea escorted him through the long corridor to the manager’s cabin. “It’s a beautiful day!” she said…

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Publishing 101

To some people out there, being published is the biggest dream. But what exactly happens to your manuscript once you submit it to a publisher? If you thought wrapping up writing your book was the end of the journey, think again. In order to find out more about how a manuscript turns into a proper … Continue reading Publishing 101

Rediscover yourself with these ten steps this new year!

Have an amazing 2018, everyone!

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New Year always brings with it a hypothetical wind of change. When you actually think about it, New Year’s day is  just another normal day, but then it is also a day in which the society feels the need to start afresh.
Which is a good thing, considering how our society is.
 New Year’s Day is also a time when you can try bring your life back on track. It’s the time when you can shake off bad habits and try cultivate good ones. It is a time when you can start living wisely.
 Here are ten things you can do to live better this year:
1. Eat healthy:  December 31 is all about junk food and drinks. In our busy day-to-day schedule, we neglect eating those food that would actually benefit our body and mind. Instead, we always choose something that is appealing to our taste buds like…

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A VOICE, TO RAISE A MILLION OTHER’S

Reblogged from Skyline’s official blog

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The Internet is a weird place.
 ‎ It can make the stupidest of things go viral while hiding many gems of talent underneath the muck of useless gossip.
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 ‎ In a time in which our ancestors must have dreamed of being populated by robots and flying cars and probably some aliens as well, ‘Cringe-Pop‘, a so-called “genre” of music, is going mainstream. Basically, Cringe-Pop means music so bad that you couldn’t stop listening to it. The pioneer of this excellent genre in India is none other than our country’s favorite singer, Dhinchak Pooja, a woman who is so talented that even YouTube did not feel that it deserved hosting her music videos on its site.
 But this unforeseen trend of Cringe-Pop was further propagated by the self proclaimed ‘King of Rap‘, Omprakash Mishra, as some meme pages dug down the dark depths of YouTube and…

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