Sunday, 2 April 2017

#BookReview:Kissing The Demon by Amrita Kumar

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Do you have a great story to tell but don't know where to begin or how to give it shape?

Kissing The Demon by Amrita Kumar is a Creative Writer's Handbook released on 10th January 2017 by Harper Collins Publishers. The cover page of the book is white in color with the name of the book and the author in black and blue colors respectively which is very simple. The title leads a reader that the book might be a fiction but it is a book for writers.

Kissing The Demon is a very aspiring book for a writer or seasoned one.The book is for the one who is writing or is planning to write. Author has discussed about plot construction, narrative viewpoint, character development, dialogue creation, setting, beginnings and endings, and publishing. 

Author guides one through the process of writing to publishing. The various problems a writer faces in this process and the do's and don'ts. She has given a lot of examples as well as various exercises to over come writer's block which is appreciated. The language of the book is very simple and free flowing and advice is easy to understand The book is very systematic. Author guides about everything related to writing step by step. It is a book which every writer should read. 

I had  an amazing experience reading this book. This book is highly recommended to those who are planning to write a book and the writers.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR 

Amrita Kumar is an anthologist, novelist, writing-mentor and creative writing teacher. She began her career in the godowns of Daryaganj to select books for a chain of bookshops, moving on as research writer for the Department of Culture, Government of India, then on to publishing as associate editor, Penguin India; editor-in-chief, Roli Books; managing editor, Encyclopedia Britannica; editor, Indian Design & Interiors magazine; and vice-president, Osian’s Literary Agency. In addition, she has freelanced for Rupa & Co., HarperCollins India and Oxford University Press. 


* I received a free copy from Writersmelon in exchange for an honest and an unbiased review.


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