Announcement: Montegrappa First Fiction Competition is back!

Remember last year’s Montegrappa First Fiction Competition hosted by Emirates Airlines International Festival of Literature ? Well we are pleased to annouce that the EAIFOL is bringing it back for another round!

The LitFest, along with Montegrappa, is once again giving unpublished
authors the chance to make that crucial first step into the publishing world.

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NaNoWriMo 2012

It’s almost that time again! The time where there’s an overdose on coffee and sugary treats, lack of sleep, your mind is overwhelmed and your fingers keep typing at lightening speed

Yes! Within a month’s time, it’s going to be the official start of

NaNoWriMo 2012

Thirty Days and Nights of Literary abandon!

What is NaNoWriMo you might ask?

NaNoWriMo: Stands for National Novel Writing Month

It is an annual event where writers attempt to complete a complete novel of 50,000 words within 30 days

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Writing Dystopias

Since The Hunger Games became popular, Dystopia novels have become a real trend in the books, especially with YA Novels where more and more novels are coming out in this genre. It is a very interesting genre which has a lot of potential; however it can go very wrong if one does not know how Dystopian novels work; we’ve listed down some essential things that writers should keep in mind when writing Dystopian novels

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