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Across the Ages Finalist Announcement

Good news! We can finally announce the successful entrants to this 2013’s international anthology Across the Ages. Congratulations to all who made the shortlist – the quality of submissions this year has been absolutely fantastic and it’s only a shame we cannot include … Continue reading

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Across the Ages Shortlist Announcement!

As you may have seen on our facebook page our call for submissions is out! Our review team has been working tirelessly over the last few weeks to whittle down the many-many submissions we received to a list around twice the … Continue reading

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Novel Novel Writing Tools

The combination of technology and the written word (much like the combination of technology and everything else) is a point of contention. It’s a subject we’ve touched on a few times in this blog and one that promises to keep … Continue reading

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“Banquet on the Dead” a book by Sharath Komarraju

Here are three things I must lay out before starting to review Sharath Komarraju’s latest murder mystery Banquet on the Dead. Writing is a continuous learning curve – there are some features of great writing that many otherwise-talented authors do … Continue reading

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The PageTurners Cross Cultural Anthology – author bios

As you may know – here at PageTurners we are producing an anthology of writings on the topic of culture. You may or may not have been beaten around the head with this information, if not: I hope you feel … Continue reading

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Tso and La: A Journey in Ladakh

The genesis of Tso and La, as both the blurb and inner-pages will inform you, occurred when Vikramajit Ram, struggling with “a novel that has hit an impasse” was fortuitously invited by a friend, Manoj, on a driven trip through Ladakh … Continue reading

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Free speech or “loose canon”?

It seems that recently the www is alive with a string of incidents relating to the increasing ease with which each one of us can produce and distribute content worldwide. This effect is widely cross-medium, however, the issues it raises … Continue reading

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A start in becoming a professional book reviewer

Having realized that you are a victim of readaholism, one solution is to go to a help group and be cured– another, far better, solution would be to become a professional book reviewer. Book reviewing (as if you did not … Continue reading

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The male-female debate in stories

It is no secret that unequal representations of men and women is a continuously hot topic. In fact, I heard someone recently state that the easiest essays are ‘either on gender or genocide’ and despite its humorous intent I am … Continue reading

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Literature the (late?) communist stronghold

When I refer to literature as ‘communist’ I do not mean to suggest any similarities with current political parties – I mean that, from its birth to the modern day it has been an industry far more free from primarily … Continue reading

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