The Literary, Debate, and Quiz Club of MIT held its first LitSoc meeting of the semester on 22nd August. With an exciting set of writing prompts and other engaging activities, the meet kept its participants thoroughly entertained.
Those who have a flair for answering riddles, figuring out puzzles and weaving creative tales would have felt right at home at ERGO. Here’s a look at the events that required participants to put on their thinking caps and analyse the problems handed out to them.
Chhaya Dabas is the founder of ‘Baatein’, a writing platform for poets and artists that has come a long way since its inception on Instagram. Also a cancer survivor, she talks about using writing as a form of self-expression, a distraction from pain, and as a reflection of her understanding of the world.
From poetry to speaking, word games, and writing, Paradigm Shift had a wide range of funny and engaging events tailored to be challenging and interesting alike.
More than twenty-five years after an eleven-year-old wizard received an acceptance letter from a rather special school, millions of people remain enthralled by his fantasy world. This is J.K. Rowling’s legacy – an audience so ardent that they cling to Pottermania even into adulthood.
The literary aficionados enjoyed themselves thoroughly in Litstock—a freshers fest organised by the Official Literary, Debate, and Quiz Club of Manipal.
“I just create the characters and their universe. Once that’s done, they make their own way in their world, and I become less of a writer and more a chronicler of their lives. It’s kind of like giving birth to a child.” Nishant Muralidharan, a junior in