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The Himalayan Writing Retreat Blog

What do Young Adult readers want? A teen’s open letter to YA writers.
Dear YA Author,Firstly, thank you for enriching my world and filling it with such wonder. I’ll start with a short introduction.[...]
Ten writing courses in India
We offer writing courses but people often ask us what else is out there? Are there courses in other places?[...]
Six steps to a great Outline for your Non-Fiction book
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Traditional or Self Publishing – in India, which is better for the first-time author?
(Note: In this blogpost Publishers are male and Authors are female. This is purely for simplicity, not sexism.)If you want[...]
Why Fiction matters – a teenager tells us.
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Crafting a Truly Evil Villain
Book Review of "13 Steps to Evil - How to Craft a Superbad Villain" (The complete set - Textbook and[...]