Shruthi Ramachandra


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I am : ​From Bangalore, an artist, photographer, designer and dreamer

Presently biding my time : Fighting to save young artists (teaching art and craft to primary school children)​​

As I secretly follow my dream of : writing books, making films, telling stories

As good as : ​The magic of​ ​J K Rowling’s​ ​Hogwarts​, as memorable as​ ​F.R.I.E.N.D.S

Part of the : Creative Writing Mentorship Program from 5 September – 14 November, 2015

About being a part of Anita’s Attic Creative Writing program

When I walked into Anita’s Attic, I had a folder full of incomplete stories and very little hope that any of them would find an ending. I was lost and drowning in a swamp of my own endless ideas, doubting my ability to write. Anita’s mentorship programme guided me out of that mess, one step at a time.

Anita’s Attic was everything an aspiring writer could hope for. Anita is an amazing mentor; she listened, identified my struggles, and motivated me to get over it. I got to spend every Saturday with a group of brilliant writers who shared my dream, and there were guest speakers inspiring us every week. I felt reassured here, that it is alright to be stuck and struggling with a story, and that doesn’t mean I cannot write. Every session has reinforced my conviction to continue creating stories, and has given me the confidence that I couldn’t have imagined eleven weeks ago.


Shruthi’s reading of her part as author of the collaborative fiction piece, “Daddy Dearest”


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