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What kind of a writer are you? (IWSG- October)

Hola friends! Happy IWSG day! The purpose of this group is to share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all kinds! The first Wednesday of every month …

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IWSG September- The name’s Ruskin Bond!

It’s the IWSG day and what a time I had answering this month’s question. But before I move on to the answer, here is all about the IWSG. Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance …

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A Hundred Quills- Behind the Scenes & The Journey Ahead

“If you chase anything in life chase the things that get you excited about living…”                                                                ─ Shannon L. Alder A Hundred Quills is turning two next week. And this one is a huge personal milestone for me. From just about two readers (or followers as they are popularly called) to almost four hundred (394 at …

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IWSG- AUGUST 2020 (Did the form find me?)

It’s the IWSG day once again! Time’s a Bugatti, isn’t it? I love the IWSG. It’s an awesome place to learn and grow; a support group where you can reach out to better your craft. The first Wednesday of every month is officially Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. Talk about your …

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अतरंगी प्रेम कहानी – तुम तक

साधारण सी लगने वाली प्रेम कहानियाँ क्या ख़ास होती हैं ? मुझे याद है किशोरावस्था के वो दिन | ’९० के दशक की बात है |वो प्रेम कहानियों का दौर था ─ चाहे फिल्में हो या किताबें | या फिर शायद ऐसा तो नहीं था, कि हमें ही और कोई कहानी नज़र नहीं आती थी! यूँ …

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WHY DO YOU WRITE?

‘ Mujhse pehle kitne shaayar aaye aur aakar chale gaye, Kuch aahein bharkar laut gaye, kuch nagme gaakar chale gaye, Who bhi ek pal ka kissa thei, main bhi ek pal ka kissa hun, Kal tumse juda ho jaunga, lo aaj tumhara hissa hun…’ *  The ‘pal do pal ka shaayar’ has enticed me for …

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You Are Enough

Here is a little piece I wrote on Medium. My paternal aunt loved to dress up. Short and chunky, she carried her bronzed skin tone and fuller body with much panache. Although fond of rich, bright and vibrant colours, I often found her in neutral shades like grey or ivory or beige… What makes us …

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#IWSG, Wednesday July 1, Writing in the Next Decade

Hello everyone! Welcome back to yet another month of the IWSG, a wonderful support group for writers where you learn and grow; where your craft is not limited to a space or region and where you adopt global methods and trends. If you are a writer of poetry, short stories, prose, novels or just a …

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