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Today, I did an Instagram live. Lots of readers interacted with me. It was an 'ask me anything' session. Readers asked questions, and I answered in real time. You can watch it on my Instagram handle for the next 24 hours.

Many readers  wanted to know, how to write a story, how to get published, how to start a blog etc. Meanwhile, I also got a mail from Skillshare asking me to start a class. Serendipitous or what? (Earlier, I was approached by Udemy too. )

I am considering it seriously. (but it will be only in the second half of the year, as I am busy writing my 10th book, at the moment). I would love to know what you would like me to start a skillshare course on? Anything that you want me to show you how to do? Do tell me in my comment box on this post. Those of you, who are reading this in your inobox, on email, please head over to my blog, and leave a comment there. That way, I will have all your suggestions in one place, and it will give me a better idea.
I do want to create a course/class which would be useful to you, and which you would love to learn.


I myself, am doing a few skillshare courses, and I find the ones I am doing  wonderful. One is a drawing class by Yuko Shimizu and the other is a sketchbook class by Ohn Mar Win. I am also doing another one on Urban sketching by Juila Henze.  I have also saved many more classes. (What can I say? I am a huge nerd and I love learning).

You can choose whatever classes you like. ! The whole idea is to find something that appeals to you. Do it, only if you find value in it and one which suits your skill sets. (Please don't do the  above classes just because I am doing them. I don't earn any commission for it!)

Alright folks, I am off to read.  But before I go, I thought I would share my today's sketch with you.




Nice? :) I was pleased with it too.

Don't forget to tell me in my comment box, about what you would like me to do on skillshare.

See you again tomorrow!
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ps: grab my books : http://preeti.io/amazon

Comments

  1. So many things to learn from you mam. But if I have to pick something then it would definitely be a course on writing novel which gives insights specially on structuring the novel into chapters. I feel struck here. Any book suggestions that covers this aspect mam or may be a tip or two from you for the time being!

    That painting of apple is amazing mam.

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  2. I missed your Insta Live as my phone had some issues. :(
    I hope I get my phone back to see the live video before the time (24 Hrs).
    I want you to teach me: Writing with Impact, Vocabulary Building, Mixing of 2 different colors in painting, Pencil Sketching.
    Wonderful painting of the apples. " An apple a day keeps the doctor away."

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  3. Ma'am you should definitely take a course on how you manage to do so many things and how to develop dedication and discipline like you. Please do consider this.

    Loads of love.

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  4. Definitely the art and skill of how to write a story. Good morning...

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  5. Hello Madam, I think you must do a course on "Time Management".
    The best thing about your blog is that I learn something new now and then. Honestly, I have never heard about skill share and Udemy. (May be, I am living under some rock). I checked both the sites and was amazed!
    Thank you so much for being an inspiration to many!

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    1. I would love to learn creative writing

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  6. First of all, Nice artπŸ‘Œ, second i want learn something from you but i don't know what you will teach me.

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  7. I would love to learn from you ma'am. There are many things to learn from you. Eagerly waiting for your course. Thank you.

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  8. Ma'm, you should start a course on Udemy please.
    Courses on "Transforming idea to a plot", "Writing a fiction Novel - step by step approach" & "How to write & structure a crisp short-story"

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  9. Ma'am it was really a starter for every new writer. Clearing many misconceptions on starting up to write.
    Really inspired and would really love to have you in our college (RV College of Engineering) as a speaker.

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  10. Ma'am we just love you and we would love to have you for our RV college E-SUMMIT πŸ’™

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  11. Wgat leads ti ur continuous years of success and apart from writing how u manage with excellence in other things as well like fitness , art events, socialising. Pls do share as we youth definitely need this

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  12. How did you treat the literary rejections from Publishers? Weren't they disturbing and sucking the joy out of you?
    Did you ever think about Self Publishing?

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  13. Nice portrait. Apples are my favorite fruit! Feel like grabbing a bite! I have never heard of Skillshare. Sounds quite interesting. Will have to check it out. I would love for you to teach everyone how you are able to juggle so many things in 24 hours!

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