A pen is mightier than a sword and the contemporary greats have proved it with their brilliant writings. We have picked three of the most talented modern gems of the literary industry featuring Pallavi Lumba, Dr. Shashwat Johri, and Ka’Ron Gaines.
Pallavi Lumba is a freelance writer who has been working in the entertainment industry for over a decade. She has exposure in Television and OTT medium. Currently, she is working as a part of the writing team with a renowned production house. Her forte lies in romance, thriller and horror genres.
As a Guest Columnist, Pallavi has written for several websites, including rediff.com (Just a Bird in the Sky – 2000) and Cricketnext.com (Takes a Man to Own Up – 2000/01). A learner of the craft, with the onset of the pandemic, Pallavi enrolled in many writing workshops to hone and fine-tune her skills. In 2021, she ventured into the realm of novels as a co-author of anthologies. In the last one year, her writings have been published in over 15 anthologies. Pallavi is also passionate about Photography and some of her photography work has been published in Elysian Magazine in October 2021. Her interview as the author of the month was featured in Elysian Magazine in November 2021. Pallavi started her website, https://pallavilumba.co.in, in the same month. She also has a poetry recital video channel on YouTube as well as a poetry recital podcast.
Currently, Pallavi is also scripting her own feature film and wishes to pay it forward to the entertainment industry (which has given her so much love over the years) through powerful stories that bring about a fundamental change in the world. She strives to give back to the world by crafting stories that inspire global change for humanity’s good. She believes that words have the capacity to heal hearts as well as to create a more humane world in which individuals complement, elevate, and grow alongside one another. With her writings, she seeks to instill hope, compassion, joy, courage, light, love, and laughter in the lives of individuals all over the globe.
Dr. Shashwat Johri
Dr. Shashwat Johri is a rising entrepreneur from India. He is the CEO of SquarePetals Global Media & Entertainment. He has been recently awarded Distinction with Rex Karamveer Chakra by iCONGO in partnership with the United Nations. The 21 years young entrepreneur has launched ‘SquarePetals OTT platform’ which is streaming Movies, Short films, Web series and other shows. His SquarePetals Music company is bringing new talent in the limelight. SquarePdtals Music Presentation songs are available on Spotify, I tunes, Amazon Music, Jio saavn, Reso and many other platforms including the SquarePetals Music platform.
SquarePetals podcasts have made a mark and are running successfully on Apple & Google podcasts, Audible, Overcast, Spotify and many other platforms. These podcasts are value based educational talks intended for social development and are written by experts in different fields.
Dr. Shashwat Johri was honoured with the Young Achiever 2020 Award & the Best Debut Indian Author 2019-20. He is an Author Academy Award 2019 nominee, Amazon Bestseller Author in the Road travel category for his book titled ‘Bikers’. Shashwat is a multitalented genius. He is holding the World Record & India Book of records for organizing the longest & first ever Online Beauty Pageant as Director of Operations, EsquireVJ Showcase in the year 2019. When the world was facing lockdown, Shashwat had successfully run the first online beauty pageant to keep women engaged in constructive progress opportunity while staying safe at home & following the Government norms.
Shashwat Johri’s work was first published during his childhood when he had won third place in the State level interschool writing contest and his article was published in the book ‘Young Expressions’. He authored his first book ‘Bikers’ which is a teenage story of four best pals who went on a Motorbike tour of Gujarat in India. The powerful storyline with an emotional backdrop contained not only extensive knowledge about the tourist places in the State, but was also full of humour & thrill. It was obviously Amazon Bestseller #2 in the road travel category. ‘Bikers’ was nominated for the international ‘Author Academy Awards 2019’ and also Reader’s Choice Awards. Shashwat Johri has been honoured with The Best Debut Indian Author 2019-20 Award by The Author Pages. Shashwat is a youth mentor (Novel Writing Captain) at ‘My Captain’, an IIM Bangalore and NSRCEL incubated company, he has mentored 100+ students. He got featured on the ‘My Captain’ Wall of Fame. Shashwat Johri’s interview as author has been published on WordPress and as Youth Mentor by My Captain Educational Institute.
Dr. Shashwat Johri is a member of of the esteemed Editorial Board of SquarePetals Global Webzine. This digital magazine reaches worldwide and is available on Amazon & Magzter platforms. Renowned international writers are part of the Magazine Editorial Board. The comprehensive e-magazine covers varied fields of value and interest , i.e. Lifestyle, Health & Fitness, Literary Bytes, Top Trends, Experimental Psycology, Vastu Science and Personal Development. In the period of 1 year of successful running, “SquarePetals” Global Webzine has provided platform to around 50+ authors/ writers including novice writers as well as renowned authors, for mutual support and growth. “SquarePetals” Global Webzine is also available on Amazon and Magzter, the world’s biggest digital magazine platform. Many dignitaries and famous personalities, national and international crown winners are associated with “SquarePetals”.
SquarePetals Global Webzine is showcasing other talents like Art and Photography, Tourist Places and Tech News.
Dr. Shashwat Johri has officiated as the Judge for International Poetry Contest by Pen Vibes literary group. He is a student of B. A. Hons. Final year at the M. S. University of Baroda. Shashwat was Showstopper at the Colors of Kutch Runway Modelling Show in 2018. He has been athlete winning prizes and he also represented his school in the State level CBSE Clusters for Shotput. Another big achievement of Shashwat is that he is a Winner at the All Gujarat Dance Competition, judged and awarded by Remo D’Souza and Dharmesh sir, the Bollywood Celebrity Choreographers. He has been the lead dancer during School Annual programme and a winner in the traditional garba dance year after year, latest in the M. S. University in 2019.
‘SquarePetals’ has already ventured into producing short films & animation films with social messages and as the CEO SquarePetals, he has a vision for a better tomorrow for the world through education and enlightenment and he is dedicated towards achieving the goals.
Dr. Shashwat Johri has been featured in the Youth magazine ‘Torch herd’ October 2020 edition, and on many websites including the daily hunt, his efforts and achievements are an inspiration for many other youngsters.
Shashwat Johri is awarded with International Doctorate from World Human Rights Protection Commission.
The Global Literary Sensation and Creator of the term Woke Seed, Ka’Ron Gaines is a Ypsilanti based entrepreneur, recording artist and a world record holder author. He is a multi-talented personality in the true sense of the word. Recently, he wrote and published six books on the same day – 7 February 2022. This created history in the field of literature as Ka’Ron Gaines created a new world record. He is the first and only author to write and publish six books on the same day.
Talking about his remarkable feat, Ka’Ron Gaines shared a video on social media expressing his thoughts. Here is the post and video:
The books include:
Ka’Ron Gaines, who goes by the stage name Mr. One God is the founder of One God Publishing and One God Clothing. The launch of six books was in collaboration with Digital Golgappa and Inkzoid Foundation.