Penning dreams

Titled ‘Yuppy by day, writer by night’ the Telegraph, Calcutta has an interesting article about

a growing breed of young Indian professionals is penning pulp fiction, and their success is quietly spurring dozens more to join the trend.

Many are inspired by the success of best-selling author Bhagat — an IIT and IIM graduate — who has seen two of his books form the seed for big-ticket Bollywood films.

Some others cite the recession, and its impact on the dreams of the young at institutions like the IITs and IIMs, as their motivation to write.

But all of them appear to be penning their own life experiences in an easy-to-read fiction format that sales numbers suggest is attractive to readers.

Check out the full article here.