Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Shankar Hosagoudar

Shankar Hosagoudar describes himself as a Jack of all trades mastering network infra.; a part-time engineer, part-time writer, and a full-time potterhead.
14 WRITINGS

Stirring up the hornet’s nest- A reviewing primer

Hola Artoons, Here's another set of helpful tips that, I hope, will come in handy as you go about reviewing.  To begin with, anonymous entries are...

Déjà vu

For the first time, in a long time, the land of the Ashok Vatika resonated with life. Trijata twirled, smiling in happiness. Her gaze...

Tamasha

Chapter One: The Pledge After the darkness of the night, Sun gave away a hue of copper to the sky. The beaked chorus of birds...

The Eternal Smile

Lisa sat at the Living room window waiting for the Police. Her dull grey hair was pinned up carelessly, her impenetrable eyes and inscrutable...

The idea behind Exotic

THE IDEA BEHIND ‘EXOTIC’ What can stories teach us about the experiences and beliefs of others? I often ponder over this question when I read an...

Reviewing a story like a Pro!

Hola Artoons, We know you had a wonderful time in February by writing, reading and reviewing for various events conducted by ArtoonsInn. For the record,...

Pet’r and toto

‘Tom'rrow I am going to sneaketh into the castle and runneth hence with mine wench’ Nice, pet'r, wherefore don’t thee eke taketh yond bloody coronet...

Jumping the Gun

These are exciting times at ArtoonsInn and as organizers, we couldn’t be happier. We are witnessing a change akin to the tectonic shifts, with...

Re(Imagine) FAQs and Tips

After announcing #Artales15 and #ArtaleLegends, we were expecting some questions from fellow Artoons. And we did get a few queries. So we...

What to do & What not to do while participating in a Writing event.

Competitions are rough on writers. If we enter and don’t win, it’s very hard to shake off the feeling that our writing isn’t any...

It’s magic

They say that every childhood crush is first true love. If not for Steve Jobs, I would have married mine. October 2003 I grew up in...

First person POV

A love letter to UniK-1 participants from Shankar Hosagoudar: First of all, a pat on the backs of those who participated in UniK-1, arguably one...

RASHÔMON

Jerry’s mother, Martha, not one of world’s shiny happy beings, had a saying: ‘When things go wrong, they keep going wrong until there’s tears.’ ________________ Life...

An Appointment With Dad

The human race, to which all of us belong has been playing at children’s games from the beginning, and will probably do it till the...