The tool kit

now all I gotta do is write that book! I don’t wanna write in 5 months I don’t wanna write in 5years I am not in a race to finish first. I wanna finish when I finish even if it takes a lifetime. I just want to write that one book that I know is…

In need of little insanity

If you are reading a book at a public place and happen to laugh uncontrollably, are you threatening the sanity of the place thereby exposing yourself to the dangerous situation of being craned off to a nearby asylum till you finished your book? If so, can you please leave the address of such a place…

Reviewing Paris Review

Reading about different writers in Paris Review and their writing environment and styles in writers room series provided an illuminating read, a sneak peek into their lives, it is interesting how we all draw heavily from our society when we write. The writings of Annie Proulx mostly seem to have a setting of country life,…

An unreliable narrator?

We all talk about different narrative voices in fiction and there is the famous unreliable narrator. I am quite fascinated by this narrator who leaves the ultimate power of discernment to the reader. This technique which is assessed from different critical point of views by various schools of thought is a gloriously satisfying narration and…

Point of view

The moldy smell of old decaying wood hit you as you entered the tiny unkempt premises of the Smiths. The boundaries of the lawn had overrun the house or maybe it was the other way round but neither looked any better for it. The rooms were on the first floor accessed by a rickety flight…

Spaces

  The world has turned on its axis again “Pivotal!” said he, “Revoluous!” said I We both were fools living across alternate parallaxes Separated by momentary parsecs

Story about marriage

when i first wrote this story I titled it ‘begining of a story’ but it gave a sense of incompleteness to it but I’d be darned if a story about marriage could ever be a complete story. So I present a complete incomplete story with a simpler title this time.

Optical illusions

I was overdue at the eye docs office but the repercussion of such a delay was a favourable one however, for I happened to un-see a few kilos in every individual, surprisingly. The world was suddenly full of thin people and when they were made aware of such a fact they beamed with joy. And…