MIDDLE NAME - INSECURE. Hey there, Not there...Here. Nope, further down in the back. Further...ffffuuurrttthher. Yep, that's me in the corner with my head bent in seeming concentration while my thoughts highlight every point where I’ve gone wrong in the past five minutes. I’m not vocal enough, I’m not funny enough, I'm not friendly enough, … Continue reading These Scattered Thoughts.
I like to keep my fiction writing as close to real life as possible. I like to think that when people read they are like 'this could totally happen' or come to think that the characters are people they could know. Question is, do I always get it right? This writing preference doesn't mean that … Continue reading Art imitating Life.
She had never considered herself the kind who would fight over a boy. Why would she? There were plenty of boys out there. The trick was in picking the right one. Then getting them to stay. But the lament here is that she had never thought she would be one of those girls. Yet here … Continue reading the unspoken art of moving on
This is what Death must feel like. Not that she knew what death felt like. She had obviously not been dead before but she figured it felt like this. Strange. Yet even that word felt incomplete. "Hurry up!" "Coming." Deuce called back, unhappy that she was being called away just as the story was getting … Continue reading Conversations with Death
I know that they say that there is no favourite child. Which, by the way, I hear with plenty of salt. Plenty of salt!!!!! (imagine me screaming this). And sometimes creations are considered children - you know the brainchild and whatever. But your creation is dear to you, you conceive it and most of the … Continue reading Creatives: Recreating the same old magic
Bet you can already imagine how I'll milk a writing series from this - part 1-10; then follow up with 'Movies and the Writer' and 'Series and the Writer', 'Games and the Writer' till I successfully finish all possible visual and auditory entertainment channels. It would make for good content too. But for today, it's … Continue reading Music and the Writer
A good mystery is like your favourite drink (you can quote me on that :)). You want it uninterrupted, probably cozing up in your favourite spot. Or it's familiar, a safe order in this world filled up with a whole wide range of genres. I don't really know where I was going with that analogy. … Continue reading Have you thought of writing a mystery?
'You gave me forever within a number of days' Hazel Grace, The Fault in Our Stars. I fall back on that truth whenever I'm cornered by the question of time and love. You know, those moments when you hear in disbelief, maybe not you but me, how in only days someone becomes your best friend, … Continue reading The art of brevity
Before I discovered Booktube (because honestly before this year all I ever used YouTube for was songs, live services and 'how to' videos. Who knew it's a full time job and there are all kind of niches out there.) Anyway, before I discovered Booktube, Pinterest used to inform most of book recommendations. I'll tell you … Continue reading Best of 2020 – book edition
Today's post is a short story titled 'The Compatibility Test'. It first appeared on Reedsy prompts and was inspired by the prompt 'two perspectives of people on a blind date'. You can use this link Writing prompts to create your own account and get to writing. I hope you enjoy this. Boy.I don’t know why … Continue reading When your plans get sidelined