Some humans can formulate thoughts and categorise them exactly and concisely. And possibly it’s proper that they do not want something from others who have long past earlier than them. So, if you are addicted to your ‘inspirational quote of the day’, then don’t pay a heed to anyone telling you that it is a fatuous habit. Nearly all splendid writers have used or have been stimulated with the ‘aid’ of different writers.
While the increase in the number of self-published authors emerging from the valley is often talked about, not much is said of the talents who have no stages or platforms to express themselves and their journey towards success. However, now, young budding artists from the valley are coming forward to showcase their talents into the public domain.
Muntaha Zulfikar Shah is a Kashmir based writer and a calligraphy artist who by her work made a name in the artistic world. Muntaha, besides being a writer is a calligraphy artist who has her hands on bringing her thoughts into a definite shape. Aged 24, she was born and brought up in Srinagar, Kashmir. Since childhood, she was so interested in trying new things. Even faced a lot of criticism but at the end of the day, has become one of the must prominent writers from Kashmir. She never hesitated in experimenting. At a young age she started to show interest in Calligraphy and with time had her hands on writing with a vision of becoming one of the finest.
Muntaha has also been published in a number of anthologies as a co-author. Among her published works is a book– sure to change your life, and the whole world – that accurately portrays the relationship between one’s self and the moment s/he ever wished to spend along. “The Moment I Never Spent”. A 97 pages long anthology and published by The Shared Pen Publications, a venture of The Shared Pen Official. Apart from anthologies, she’s into calligraphy, writes poems, records podcasts about a vast number of subjects and regularly keeps her facebook and Instagram to teach many valuable things to others.
Apart from all of this, Muntaha Shah, recently joined “The Sharedpen Pen”, a literary platform, which is now gaining popularity among celebrities and is working with a number of writers from across the country as well as abroad. From the daily writing prompts to a well established publishing venture, Shared Pen Official provides writers an unmatched experience of reading and writing on digital spaces.
She goes on Instagram by @rendering_verses and aligning_lines with providing a good content, that comes with her number of followers. She uses all the platforms to give her readers an essence of art she’s into.