Deadline Are Good

I intended to re write a story for an amazon kindle competition. I couldn’t because I had given my laptop to repair. Amount of ideas, sentences, dialogues, narrations and situations coming in my mind >> speed of my long hand. Hence I needed a keyboard to type with. A week goes by, I borrow my […]

Weekly Good Reads – Week 4

Laughing and Turning Away – Patrick Holloway (Short Story) Why Stephen King spends months, even years writing opening sentences, an interview Andrew Stanton – The Clues to a Great Story (Video, TED Talk). On Writing – Stephen King Changing My Mind, Occasional Essays — Zadie Smith

Distant Relatives

There is an old family house, built on flattened out contours on the left side of a mediocre mountain, that is now void of its makers. One was a nice man, but a drunkard, who had taken his own life insidiously.  His wife, everybody called her Maati (माती), was a giving lady. Their son, a little […]

The Mcleo Accident

I went to a surprisingly less number of treks and trips when I was in college. Reasons (or excuses) being My classmates weren’t particularly adventurous, well most of them. The friends that were, never really asked me out for no other primary reason than my erratic responses. I’ll be completely honest. There were times when the […]