It's no secret that social media encourages most people to compare their lives and success with that of others. It is also a well known fact that we writers have terrible insecurities no matter how well our careers are going at the moment. I've been a victim of these terrible thoughts, of course. Maybe one… Continue reading Overthinking Writers
His wrinkled hands were full of love. A quick glance at his eyes were enough to bring tears to her eyes. "Everyone has to die," they told her. She didn't understand why. Each moment brought them closer to goodbye, but she was a fighter. It was only when she saw him lifeless that she knew… Continue reading Fighting Death
Being a writer is challenging. Explaining what you do to friends and relatives is just a minor part of the writer's life. Writers who persist, learn the art of patience and the art of accepting rejection. But we also learn some things about the writing community as a whole. Here are a few observations -… Continue reading About Writers
I'm a highly sensitive introvert. That includes a lot of characteristics including my ability to feel everything intensely. From a stranger's pain to an animal's fear - you name it, I can feel it. This aspect of me has helped me with my writing. Readers have often said that my books make it clear that… Continue reading It’s All About Feelings
No writer is perfect. Readers are the best judge of good writing. When I say 'good', I refer to the extent that a book is appreciated by its audience. Is it entertaining enough? Does it deliver what it promised when the buyer picked it up? Is the language flawless? And most importantly, does it leave… Continue reading Qualities of a Good Writer
Do you know how it feels to be hopeless? To feel as if you have nothing to look forward to and nobody to understand the constant raging storm in your heart? I do. Do you know how it feels to hate yourself and your life and everything around you day after day, month after month,… Continue reading A Few Words on World Suicide Prevention Day
Love with no rules, Because time is not long. Love with no limits, Because the heart is vast. Love with no ideas, Because surprises do happen.
I love writing for children. Wait, that's not exactly how it is. The truth is, I am an overgrown child who writes funny stories for herself and then shares them with the world. In fact, my entry to the world of fiction writing started with short stories for children during my stint at The Telegraph… Continue reading Writing for Children