i haven’t been blogging or writing for a while now. this is discounting the paragraphs i write on the evernote app on my phone that thanks to the wonderfulness of technology, pop up on my computer immediately. for the last six months, there have been sufficient reasons, so i say, that have kept me away from the computer, kept me away from that quiet time that … Continue reading on blogs, not blogging and the multiple excuses the mind kicks up!
A short story written for a competition in India. It made it to the short-list. Continue reading rock, paper, scissors
Hello everyone. At the outset, my apologies. I have been very irregular here and I have no excuses. I had no ideas/motivation in October. Then to push myself to write more I’ve set myself some huge targets in writing for November and December and taken on some work that maybe I shouldn’t have given the time = money equation. What am I upto? I am working on … Continue reading waddle on!
I wondered about the title, 10 Rules for Writing by Famous Authors, whether it should be ‘writers’ or ‘authors’. When in doubt I always ask the ever-present, ever-enthusiastic Google. I did and in a few seconds it got back to me with “A writer is a person who writes a book, article, or any literary piece, while an author is essentially the person who originates the … Continue reading 10 rules for writing by famous authors
i’ve been AWOL and still generated so many views this month, makes me wonder if being AWOL is the way to get readers. when i do write, few views, when i don’t many more views. hmmm… i’ve been away for two weeks, and then it takes me a few days to get back into routine or maybe more! i send out emails that were meant to be sent … Continue reading of long trips, homesickness and actual sickness!
Hello! I haven’t been here for around two weeks and that is shabby on my part. I haven’t really been busy enough to use that excuse… let’s just say I didn’t end up writing so there are posts in the ‘draft’ mode that haven’t been published (edited sufficiently!). I am rushing away today to Himachal on a two week work trip and will be back only towards … Continue reading hello & I will be back
hello everyone, this is a thank you note to all the readers who have been visiting this blog even though I’ve been AWOL (I learnt the full form only today) for the longest time. while i didn’t mention it here on the blog, but did on facebook (follow the page fbl.me/mtga to be inundated by more me, me and me!) i was away in AUSTRALASIA (say it loudly … Continue reading hello, thank you and i’m printed!
The year has just whizzed by, and while I am still getting used to saying 2015, I thought I could journey back into what 2014 meant for me… When days are slow and frustrating, I find it a good exercise to write down all that’s gone my way, so that I step away from the gloom and think about the light. 2014 has been a good year for … Continue reading celebrating my 2014!
I’m in the National Geographic Traveller India – November Issue. Yes, I need to say it aloud often to believe it. It might not be a big deal, but it is my first article in such a reputed travel magazine’s print edition. I have written about this homestay in Bhimtal, Kumaon region in the North of India. The article is tucked away in the ‘Stay’ Section. Needless … Continue reading I’m in the national geographic traveller india!
last week i wrote a post on “why i write?” and at the same time, i sent out an email to all my writer friends or friends who are writers and asked them to answer it too… the answers ranged from three words to more than 10 emotions – everyone had something to say and something to feel when they spoke about writing. let me … Continue reading why do i write? (part 2)