Creative Writing

The Year that Was: Between Hellos and Goodbyes

Reading Time: 4 minutesYoung poet and writer, Samrudhi shares her journey in the year 2017, with the challenges in the coming year. Here’s her account, as a Special Report, exclusively for Different Truths. 2017 is almost about to depart and with the chiming of the church bells, the spirit of Christmas in the air, 2018 is just round the corner. Though […]

Kaleidoscope 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutesAn eminent writer, Sutapa, whose talked-about book is soaring the bestsellers charts tells us about her journey in the year that was. She also shares her review about some of the books she recommends, in the Special Feature, exclusively for Different Truths. The year 2017 has been a watershed year for me. I have grown in many ways. […]

My Journey as a Poet and Writer in 2017

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur columnist, Lily, looks back at 2017. She recounts her journey as a writer and poet, detailing her more than a year-long journey with this webzine, as Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. The first flowers of spring 2017 spread their musky fragrance. After seeing my daughter’s newborn child gurgling in the USA, I launched […]

Looking Back, Looking Forward: In the Twilight of a Year-end and a New Year

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur Editor-in-Chief, Arindam, and the entire Different Truths Team celebrate the twilight of a year-end and a New Year. Here’s a three-day long Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. Or say that the end precedes the beginning, And the end and the beginning were always there Before the beginning and after the end. ~ Burnt […]

Catching up with Kazuo Ishiguro and the British Class System

Reading Time: 4 minutesMamta revisits a novel of the 2017 Nobel Prize winner for Literature, Kazuo Ishiguro, and reviews it exclusively for Different Truths. With the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro on Thursday, October 5, 2017, I reached out to rediscover his sole book in my study, a book that I […]

How Writing Became a Dream Come True!

Reading Time: 6 minutesWriting about writing is rather intriguing. Soumya, a humourist and an author, recounts how he became a writer and penned, rather keyed his first novella, befittingly titled, ‘Memories – A Novella: The Hilarious Nightmare of Growing Up’, exclusively in Different Truths. This is a story about how I acquired this nasty addiction to writing. I […]

On Writing: Is Destruction Necessary for Creation?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe dynamics of creative writing has often eluded writers (poets included). In response to Jeanette Winterson, advice on writing, “Experiment, play, throw away,” Abha, an author of repute, talks to a cross-section of contemporary writers, and differs with Winterson. Here’s an interesting debate, exclusively in Different Truths. Recently I came across a statement that filled […]