: Mayil Will Not be Quiet: Meet Mayil Ganeshan 12 going on spirited 13 who finally has her chance to say all she wants But the diary for her is also. Meet Mayil Ganeshan, 12 going on spirited 13, who finally has her chance to say all she wants. But the diary for her is also an important step towards becoming. Mayil uses her new notebook as a diary, in which she can say whatever she wants, explore the dilemmas of a teenager and practice to become Mayilwriter.
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Mayil Will Not Be Quiet! by Niveditha Subramaniam
At 12, going on 13, she fills her diary with doodles, hopes, rants and problems of a pre-teen, with doses of humour that leave you nostalgic. With everyday dilemmas to questions of gender stereotyping and popular culture, a mayil will not be quiet coming of age book.
When mayil will not be quiet the next installment coming? We haven't planned a second installment yet, but many readers seem eager for one, so why not? We wanted to keep the book light though it deals with several issues.
It makes a fast read and we're happy people want to see more of Mayil!
Mayil Will Not Be Quiet!
Why did you choose the name Mayil for the protagonist? We were chatting over the phone when the name came up out of the blue. I don't even remember which of us thought of it first it was four years ago!
It's also a very Tamil-sounding name which we liked- not because of jingoistic reasons but because it gives Mayil a personality to grow mayil will not be quiet into.
Most of us have wished we had 'cool' names when growing up but eventually, when we decide that we like ourselves as we are, we do grow into our names. Mayil could be the Indian answer to Wonder years! Do you see any possibility of a TV series here?
We're still taking a breather after writing the book and its launch, so I don't think either of us has thought about it. But it would be awesome if someone thinks this would work on film and is interested in producing it: The mayil will not be quiet we've had from children- boys as well as girls- have been really encouraging so far.
Mayil Will Not Be Quiet (English)
If we're able to take the book to another medium and make Mayil more accessible, we'd only be more glad. Just as long as the integrity of the character and the theme are not compromised!
Tell us more about the microsite.
The site is something we're particularly excited about as mayil will not be quiet hoping to get children to respond to the issues thrown up the book and make it interactive.
We hope to create a space that is fun to visit, but more importantly a safe and comfortable space for children to be engaged and involved.
Read it back when it was published in Nov 06, Smitha mayil will not be quiet it it was amazing Mayil is a spirited, 12, going on year-old girl. Full of life, opinions, witty, mischievous, she just cannot be quiet.
Mayil dreams of being a writer when she grows up — Mayilwriter, and her dad gets her a diary to practice her writing in and to try and be quiet.
I wished I could hug her then. It took me back to my childhood, and in a way prepared me for whats coming up for me.