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Hi everyone! Hope all of you are well and keeping your busy lives even busier with some wonderful reading and writing. Life seems quite dull without it.

It gives me immense pleasure to ANNOUNCE the LAUNCH of MASTICADORESINDIA on September 1, 2021.

MASTICADORES is the brainchild of the very talented and creative Mr. Juan Re Crivello. Please click on his name to find out more about him. His website is in Spanish, so please opt for the English translation.

With collaborations in many countries already, MASTICADORES has set it sights on INDIA, a country with much talent and creativity. I am honored to be appointed the EDITOR of MASTICADORESINDIA. It will be a tough job that requires diligence and hard work but neither scare me.

The objective is to showcase the writings of Indian and international writers and poets, discover talent, and give it the appropriate platform to shine. Age, gender, experience are not a criteria. It’s the writing that will speak on behalf of its creator.

I will be providing more information on this in the coming days.

For now, I will enjoy this moment of glory. We writers are forever striving for such achievements. And I am very grateful for each opportunity I get.

All those writers interested in being a part of MASTICADORESINDIA, please go through the below-mentioned websites to get an idea of the quality writing being submitted by writers from all parts of the world.

Please read the original post by clicking on either of the two blue links given below. Or you could click on both and show some extra love and support.

Certain parts of the original post have been translated from Spanish, so there may be certain pronouns that don’t express the female gender correctly. So, please bear with this.

I’m also providing my Author Bio below just in case you’re unable to read it on the original post, as it may read in Spanish depending on the device you’re using. Thank you so much!

MasticadoresIndia will be born on September 1! — Gobblers / Masticadores



Terveen Gill is an author of English graphic novels on Sikh religion and history. She works with Sikh Comics, who have forty titles to their name. Her work profile includes story research, scriptwriting, and art direction. She has self-published three short stories e-books on Amazon and was one of the top ten winners in the Times of India – Write India 2 short story competition.

A Computer engineering graduate, she furthered her knowledge in the field of writing by obtaining a diploma in Creative Writing from The Writers Bureau based in the United Kingdom. Terveen is a writer for the e-publications ‘The Writing Cooperative’ and ‘The Ascent’. Her passions also include scripting and directing short films which have been shortlisted and showcased by FTC Talent and Glass House Festival in 2020.

Having keenly observed life and its finer nuances (some downright scary), she flavors her writing with diverse shades of struggle, perseverance, and a never-say-die attitude. Her versatile writing style is her strength and has seen her through many seasons of writing. Two of her novels, works in progress, will soon see the light of day.

She has had the pleasure of growing up on two different continents. Harboring fond memories of her childhood years in the United States, she now lives in Chandigarh, a beautiful city in North India.

54 Comments on “MasticadoresIndia will be born on September 1! — Gobblers / Masticadores

    • Thank you so much, Don for appreciating the photo and the ‘editor’. This photo is from a vacation in Goa, India in late 2019. The world changed after that. No more sun and sand… 🙂

  1. So proud of you, Terveen. You deserve all the accolades. Congratulations on the newest addition to your remarkable writing career. I love your stories and can’t wait to see how you shine with MasticadoresIndia. Definitely, another feather in your cap. My heartfelt best wishes to you on your appointment – shobana

    • Thank you so much, Shobana. You really have made my day with such a lovely comment. Hope to bring together writers through their writings and offer readers a wonderful reading experience. Your sincere and loving wishes mean a lot to me. 🙂

  2. Congratulations! That’s such an accomplishment and indeed well deserved. ❤️❤️

  3. Good to know more about you Terveen through your bio! And my best wishes to you on the two novels you are working on 🙂

    • Thanks so much, Amitesh. I’m hopeful it’ll prove to be a great opportunity for so many writers. 🙂

    • I think that’s a great idea, Prapti. I can see that you have a blog. Keep writing on it regularly. And also check out other writers. Reading is necessary if you want to write well. Hope to see you around again. Good luck! 🙂

  4. Congratulations, Terveen! Well deserved. I can’t think of a better person for something like this. I’m so happy for you! You’re going to do an amazing job. They’re lucky to have you.

    • Tony, your words and their significance truly touch my heart. Your constant support and encouragement have been so valuable. I will try my best to make this a success.
      Thanks so much! 🙂

  5. How exciting ! Masticadores is really spreading its wings; will check out the link, and congratulations for being anointed as India’s editor; may it thrive 🙂

    • Hi John, The two links at the bottom are in English. Mr. Crivello’s website is in Spanish. If you’re using Google Chrome as your browser, the google translate option should be in the web address bar towards the right, just left of the bookmark option. If you’re using Safari on an Apple device then you probably have to download Microsoft Translator App. That should do it. Let me know what happens.

  6. I think this is just superb!! Congratulations on being selected as the editor for that platform! I’m certain you would do an amazing job! I am definitely going to send you some of my work on the email address provided. Have a lovely day dear! 💖💖

    • Thank you so much, Diana! I really appreciate your support and good wishes. You will have to submit some of your beautiful work. You’re an amazing writer. Will keep you updated. 🙂

  7. Oh, thisis such a wonderful and exciting accomplishment, Terveen!!
    Well don and looking forward to t!

    I will try to support the best that I can 🙂
    Woohoo!!! Happy for you!!

    Busy times ahead 😉

    • Thank you so much, Patricia! Your good wishes mean so much to me. I am really looking forward to this and hope to make a success of it. May it become a wonderful haven for writers and readers. Will definitely need your support. I’ll keep you updated.
      Woohoo! I’m happy too! 🙂

  8. Wow, congratulations on MASTICADORES. I will definitely check it out. I know a little bit of Spanish and I wonder if I can understand it. LOL. Wow, I can understand a little bit of j re crivello. How wonderful. Thank you for rekindling my learning spirit.

    • Thank you so much for your support and enthusiasm. I really appreciate it. I only know a few words of Spanish and how to count from one to ten.
      To great beginnings. 🙂

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  10. Mazal tov! 😀

    (btw, how do you calculate how many minutes it takes to read a particular blog post of yours?)


    • Thanks David! Todah! (Is this correct?)

      I have a plug-in that does it for me. Wanted the reader to be aware of the time it’ll take.

      I’m looking forward to a submission or two from you, David. Are you in? 🙂

      • Yes, “todah” is correct – well done 🙂

        I’m a bit confused by the Masticadores groups – why are there so many of them? aren’t they all intended for different countries?

        • They are. But then writing isn’t limited to boundaries. It’s an opportunity for all.
          And not all countries have them. 🙂

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