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Writer’s Ezine – writing one word at a time. year-old for an opportunity to ride the bicycle for the first time. I might fall; I knew that but not even in my wildest of dreams I wished to be robbed by an experienced celebrated person. All the lights went off. Shit! Power cut again, I screamed like a banshee. I stared at the book again; the title was trimmed down by two words, the name printed under the title is a famous name but that cannot allow The Author to own my book and The Author doesn’t deserve any accolades. I fumed in anger. My friend brought a candle inside the room. I wiped off my tears and thanked my friend. “Page by page, paragraph by paragraph, line by line, word by word, is copied from your manuscript. I think you should write to the publisher.” I lifted my head and looked into my friend eyes. “I did send an email after reading the sample chapter.” “Did you get a response?” “No response so far. I feel dejected cheated thrashed and thrown away on the road.”

July 2015 Issue

“Why don’t you write about this on Facebook?” “Nobody will believe my words. Nobody will support me. Moreover The Author is a famous writer and most importantly a good looking writer too!” “You should appeal to your friends in Blogosphere. I am sure they will come to help!” “I know that…but do you think writing in couple of blogs would help us? Don’t forget that we live in India. Here news is a sensation for a day or two, after which they are either forgotten or ignored.” “I do not understand your point. I want you to raise your voice against this.” “And then?” “And then you can get that book published under your name.” “Do you think that will happen? The Author has a huge support and can block me from entering into this world or The Author can also ask to? ” I thought before saying that uncultured word. “Will you allow that to happen?” | | |

Writer's Ezine Volume XVI : July 2015 Issue