Aditi De is a writer, photographer, blogger, big-time dreamer. She is passionate about solo travel, crafts and handlooms, music, dance, theatre, art, and the creative spirit. She has nine books for children in print so far. She launched/ edited the Junior Quest magazine for children for the Chandamama group in Chennai from 1988 to 1991. Open Sesame, the children’s supplement at Deccan Herald, drew in upto 900 letters a week from readers between 8 and 13 years when she was at the helm from 1992 to 1999. She has facilitated over 100 Word Magic workshops across India.