Author Archives: Raji Singh

About Raji Singh

I am a writer, a foundling anchored by tale-telling and imagination. Read my history in Tales of the Fiction House, available at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble (This is a portrait of my great-great grandfather. He's a handsome devil and I am his spitting image.)

THE PARADE OF STORYTELLERS THROUGH THE AGES HAS BUT ONE GRAND MARSHALL – IMAGINATION.

by Raji Singh      ‘Of course it never ever happened.  But wouldn’t it be fun if it did.’ What better premise for writing fiction or composing for oral storytelling? Maybe an event that really did occur is interesting, yet deserves … Continue reading

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Have Fun With Your Fiction

by Raji Singh (archeo-apologist, Fiction House Publishing) Have fun with your fiction.  Just keep inventing and making it up.  Don’t be afraid you’ll ever run dry of of story material.  As our mentor for the writers at Pen In Hand, … Continue reading

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HOW A TALE IS BORN

by Raji Singh    The telling of tales has been a grand part of human history.  We escape to other worlds with Carpier and Hans Christian Anderson.  We adventure ourselves away in 1,001 Arabian nights, and travel the Canterbury trails seeking … Continue reading

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Concerto Petite for Miss Shelva

By Raji Singh Writers should strive to utilize a character’s chains of emotions to broaden, complicate, or redirect his or her story.  This change of emotion always must be valid and believable.  It is the writer’s charge to do it … Continue reading

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TAKING A LITTLE BREAK AT THE FICTION HOUSE

by Raji Singh (editor, Fiction House Publishing) “…he died at age 52,” reports the network anchor, breaking the news of the death of….“A successful business person, he was known to proudly brag of working 16 hours a day, usually 6 … Continue reading

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Goblins In Your Desk Drawer?

By Raji Singh Writers beware.  Word and sentence gobbling goblins may live in your desk drawer. Writers, be prepared:  You with manuscripts years, or maybe decades old are most at risk!  They don’t seem to attack recent works.  You may … Continue reading

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(repost) No. 18: THE WHIMSICAL SHORT STORY BLOG SITE.

(repost) by Raji Singh It’s been four months since I started this blog site.  The response to my whimsical, once-a-week short stories has been wonderful.  Thanks so much for letting me entertain you. It’s fun to imagine and create a … Continue reading

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YOUR ‘VOICE’ IN WRITING

By Raji Singh (editor, archivist, archeo-apologist, Fiction House Publishing)   Psychologists will tell you “ignore those eerie, Halloween-ish voices that try to creep through your ears and into your brain.”  A writing instructor will tell you “listen for the written … Continue reading

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WRITING ADVICE

By Raji Singh, (My name is Raji Singh, although I am truly a Fiction.) “Try to write most everyday- to stay in close mental proximity to your stories and characters.  Vast inroads into your work will be the result.”  J. … Continue reading

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LEATHER, WHIPS, AND GUN-RUNNING ON THE RANGE – WHERE THE ARMS ARE BOUND

by Raji Singh As I archive the mid 19th and early 20th century Fiction House Publishing, I am finding bits and pieces of rough drafts and published works.  Some of the roughs were gnarred-on by carrier pigeons that delivered them … Continue reading

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