Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Creative Writing

Fiction Monday 16

Hello and welcome to the sixteenth edition of Fiction Monday. “You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start our writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.” ― Octavia E. Butler When I read my older […]

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Creative Writing

Fiction Monday 15

Hello and welcome to the fifteenth edition of Fiction Monday. “A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”–Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades I am going through a phase where I find it difficult to write. I won’t call it a writer’s block. I have stories and ideas spilling […]

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Creative Writing

Fiction Monday 14

Hello and welcome to the fourteenth edition of Fiction Monday. “A writer is working when he’s staring out of the window.” ~ Burton Rascoe Stare, talk, walk, run, and do all that takes to write that story that’s brewing inside you. Stories From The Thirteenth Edition The Shadow by Esha M DuttaThe cat and the drawer by […]

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Creative Writing

Fiction Monday – 13

Hello and welcome to the thirteenth edition of Fiction Monday. “The best time to plan a book is while you’re doing the dishes.” ~ Agatha Christie I agree with Agatha. A ridiculous number of poems stroll across my peripheral vision while I am busy doing dishes or cooking. Sometimes I pause and note down the thoughts […]

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Creative Writing

Fiction Monday – 12

Hello and welcome to the twelfth edition of Fiction Monday. “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” ~ Stephen King That’s the simple truth, isn’t it? Reading and writing are the two most essential tools to become a writer. Last week […]

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Parenting Adventures Personal

Because Mommy Needs To Laugh A Little!

I don’t categorize myself as a voracious reader. I try to limit my reading dosage as I had proved early on that I have an addiction to reading which could take over my life forever and ever. But reading is definitely a part of my daily routine. Currently, I am reading ‘The Forty Rules of […]

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Creative Writing

Fiction Monday – 11

Hello and welcome to the eleventh edition of Fiction Monday. “Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” — Louis L’Amour I couldn’t write for last week’s #FictionMonday. I tried. Even scribbled two sentences. But words didn’t flow. Eventually, I gave up. Does that happen to you? Those […]

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Gratitude

What Would Life Be Without Gratitude

2020 is entering its last quarter soon. As days roll into months, my hope to see 2020 as a COVID free year is dwindling. This year started on a different note for me as we were in India for vacation when the new year arrived. I couldn’t publish my goodbye 2019 post or Welcome 2020 post […]

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Creative Writing

Fiction Monday – 10

Hello everyone! Welcome to the tenth edition of Fiction Monday. “Sometimes the ideas just come to me. Other times I have to sweat and almost bleed to make ideas come. It’s a mysterious process, but I hope I never find out exactly how it works. I like a mystery, as you may have noticed.” — J.K. Rowling […]

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Creative Writing

Fiction Monday – 9

Hello everyone! Welcome to the ninth edition of Fiction Monday. “Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.” — Natalie Goldberg One of the mistakes I make is this – withholding from opening up. I fear that when I let the protagonist’s […]

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