Tania Apshankar is a grade 12 student at St. Mary’s School and author of the novel Untethered. This novel, her first, was published when she was just sixteen years old. Much like us at Team KER, Tania believes strongly that every individual has a story to tell and considers it her goal to inspire people to express their creativity through artistic pursuits, and tell their story through their art. She also runs an online forum called Untethered Script where teenage writers can share their literary works. Through this global platform, writers can express themselves freely.
Although her love and talent for writing were strong by themselves, writing a book certainly comes with its own set of challenges. To promote her work, Tania had to push herself well outside of her comfort zone to market her book and make her voice heard, but if she persisted, there was always someone who listened. Through this journey, Tania learned that people are willing are willing to help. All one has to do is reach out and ask