A Journey to Stardom 2 Reviews

By: Daastan

A bunch of passionate literary activists saddened by the dismal state-of-affairs of the Pakistan’s literary industry set themselves up to form a platform to discover Pakistan's literary talent and put it on the digital world.

Read how they launched an initiative which changed the very lives of five (05) Pakistani writers who never knew that within less than three months they would become Pakistan's Best Top Five Short Story writers.

ISBN (Digital) 000
Total Pages 30
Language English
Estimated Reading Time 30 mins
Published By Daastan
Published On 23 Mar 2017


Daastan is a syndicate on a mission to rebrand Pakistan's literary industry by establishing a tech-enabled platform to discover South Asian content and their content creators. 1- Build a localized digital publishing platform to empower writers to publish 2- Setup offline network of city-wise book clubs and arrange regular meetups 3- Train raw talent and help them setup literary ventures on TOP OF QISSA portal OR polish their skills to make them industry-fit for hiring. 4- Establish a chain of 'Creative Spaces' where literati can brainstorm solutions to the pressing challenges. 5- Create a national database of all literary works produced by a country and digitize it. Through this we intend to become that technology company which ENABLES stake holders of literary industry to not only monetize their profession but also content creators will be able to make a descent living and not die on streets in poverty.


Naveed Iqbal


Nov 05, 2017

No material riches can pay for your grand toil. Self satisfaction is its immortal reward. Keep going as Hard work is a cheque that can be cashed everywhere. Keep encouraging and motivating the talented Pakistanis, you would be astonished with the results. My prayers would accompany you always.

Zahra Akbar


Aug 19, 2016

Great to know about all these amazingly talented people.

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