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

Weekly Good Reads – Week 3

The Lunar And Menstrual Cycles Are 28 Days Long And Now… – Yamini Krishnan Issac Asimov’s Foundation #1 (Science Fiction) Visitor, a short story by Amrita Brahmo (Trigger Warning – 18+) My Short Essay About Issac Asimov’s Foundation #1 Mastering the Art of Short-Story Telling: Lessons from ‘The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories’ – Amrita Brahmo Why People Don’t […]

When Writers Don’t Ask Why

An Essay On Critical Reading And Writing   Throughout the article [c] symbol stands for “book/poem/writing piece” Reading Does it happen with you as well? You have just read a really good book or a poem or a piece of writing. You are eager to recommend it to your friends or family. But somehow when you try to tell them […]

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 […]

When The Time On My Mobile Phone Wouldn’t Change

Last night I had a horrid dream. Bone shaking me to my core, I have never had such a sweaty nightmare ever before. I dream very less (if I do, I don’t remember most of them). Last night’s -mare ingrained in my memory very starkly. Details need too much background information about my family members. […]