Dubai, UAE: Script Writer and Debut Author Ms. Daniela Tully, delivered a talk on “Writing Fiction and Reading Habits” on Sunday, 15th April 2018 at Birla Institute of Technology Science – Pilani, Dubai Campus, Dubai, UAE. The talk by Daniela was very much inspiring and she shared her experience about writing the novel. The session was interesting where in Daniela read the first chapter of the novel “Hotel on Shadow Lake” for the audience. Book signing ceremony was also organised. It was nice to hear something extremely useful and her ideas about script writing and novel writing which will certainly spark Institute’s young student writers. At the end of the session she spoke about the importance of reading. Daniela Tully has worked in film and television for decades, including with famed film director Uli Edel. She has been involved in projects such as the critically-acclaimed Fair Game, box-office hits Contagion and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, as well as the Oscar-winning The Help. She splits her time between Dubai and New York. Hotel on Shadow Lak is her first novel. Students and faculty interacted with the Author about her debut novel, her script development activity and her second novel.
Earlier the Book Exhibition was Inaugurated at the Institute Library. The book exhibition was a spectacle to watch. Books on wide range of engineering subjects viz. Biotechnology, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science, Instrumentation and Humanities and Management. Knowledge is power which can only be gained by adopting habit of reading good books. The Book Exhibition provided a platform for faculty and students to browse the books and purchase.Apr 2018