April 16, 2015
by Neelima

The Craft of Novel Writing by Dianne Doubtfire (Part 2)

In Part 1, we discussed Doubtfire’s views on plot creation and self-discipline. In this short post, we examine the importance of rewriting and how to handle a review without getting terribly depressed. Rewriting Rewriting is the most important part of … Continue reading

April 13, 2015
by Neelima
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The Craft of Novel Writing by Dianne Doubtfire (Part 1)

“Knowledge has strange hiding places,” Zen Scribe said about this slender how-to book picked up from a remote book vendor. Textbooks can’t provide craftsmanship but they can provide a sense of direction. In her book The Craft of Novel Writing, … Continue reading

March 5, 2015
by Jaya

Why PDF to EPUB conversions are so bad?

PDF to EPUB conversion is a hot keyword. Many of you might have searched for it and reached various free and paid converters. If your experience is like most others, you would have been terribly disappointed by the results. Some … Continue reading

January 2, 2015
by InstaScribe

Visual Friday: Copyright Terms All Over the World

Want to embed this infographic on your blog or website? Use the following code. Related articles Canadian Copyright News Copyright and Cacheing: What Happens If You Change Your Mind About Letting a Search Engine Cache Your Site? Leading copyright scholars: … Continue reading

January 1, 2015
by InstaScribe

India Public Domain 2015: 13 Indian authors whose works entered public domain in 2015

In keeping with our our tradition  (2012,2013, 2014), we have compiled a list of Indian authors whose work has entered public domain at the beginning of this year. The criteria for a particular work to enter public domain this year is … Continue reading

October 24, 2014
by Jandré

Wattpad vs. Write On

What is Wattpad? Yes, I know that 99% of the InstaScribe readers are highly intelligent, highly educated and paragons of virtue, but let’s be nice to the other one %, OK? Wattpad is an Internet community which facilitates writing and … Continue reading