Happy New Year to you all! I'm back to work after allowing myself a couple of weeks to not stress about writing the next book. And I just realised that I must be the only writer online who has NOT written a long post about 2017 achievements and about my goals for 2018. The fact…Read more Anxiety & the New Year
Denial has its own beauty. She found her own emotionless silence comforting. “Where are the tears that I should be shedding?” She asked herself once. But she knew that talking about it would make it the truth. So she didn’t, loving him but missing him at the same time.
"Have you ever loved yourself?" He asked her the simple question that she already knew the answer to. It was not easy to feel worthy of anyone's love - even her own. How could she imagine being loved when she hated the sight of herself? "I must be the fattest, ugliest person on earth," she…Read more A Lying Mirror
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…Read more It’s All About Feelings
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,…Read more A Few Words on World Suicide Prevention Day
Last month, I took a 4 day break from regular life. I had to force myself to because my basic nature is that of an anxious writeaholic. In fact, there was a period of 3 and half years in the middle when I didn't set foot outside my city. Unhealthy indeed. Since my anxiety about…Read more A Little Break for this Writer
Cake was evil. Chocolate was for normal sized kids, not for a huge girl like her. "But it's your mom's birthday cake," her dad reminded her. But the answer was still a big no. She went to school with her boring sandwich and an orange. Of course, she wasn't going to eat more than a…Read more Evil Food