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Shreyan Laha

Shreyan Laha is a science fiction author and has three books to his credit: Not Worth Living For (NWLF), A Tiny Reason to Live (sequel to NWLF) and A Year Without Summer. He has been awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Youth Literary Award in 2014.
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How to Create a Science Fiction Antagonist?

There is a norm while writing any story. The antagonist is supposed to be stronger or at least as strong as the protagonist. In...

Tips to Write a Sci-fi Story Without Space

The presence of space or an alternate world / universe may not be necessary to create a science fiction masterpiece. Right from the novels...

The Unexplored Market of Pinot Noir in India

Pinot noir or wine from black grapes is one of the most cherished wine varieties. Although pinot noir is considered a second name for...

The Thin Line Between Sci-Fi and Horror

Imagine the first story which came into your head when you wanted to write science fiction. Space, dangerous levels of trouble, confrontation with aliens,...

A Snapshot of India Across Five Millenia (2020, 1020, 20, 980 B.C. and 1980 B.C.)

The last year was not one of the most desirable years, to be precise. 2020 is a year which would be remembered for years...

Tips to Create a Science Fiction World

The creation of an afterworld is what many people believe to be is a simile for a science fiction world. Majority of the famous...

How Would a Fifth Dimensional World Look Like?

In the movie Interstellar, the protagonist slips through the floor into what looked like a never-ending hole and stayed static in a position which...

6 Overlooked Slangs used in Rap / Hip-Hop

Rap is the most popular musical genre in the world. It is also fast becoming one of the popular genres for Indian youth. With...

Tips to Write a Robotic Sci-fi Protagonist

Robot protagonists have a long history in science fiction and were popularized by the novel I, Robot by Isaac Asimov in the 1940s with...

What if India was Never Invaded?

In 1005, Mahmud of Ghazni invaded India for the first time. He later invaded in 1008 and conquered Northwestern India or what was known...

Revisiting the Achievement of Pusa 1121

On 31st December, 2020, the internet went berserk over the unfortunate demise of Mahashay Dharampal Gulati, the founder of MDH spices. More than an...

Three Reasons Book Reviews Go Wrong and How to Make Amends

Being a science-fiction author, or rather being an author, I am no stranger to random requests of people on my Instagram inbox. What do...

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