Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fiction Monday – 8

Hello everyone! Welcome to the eighth edition of Fiction Monday. My standard answer is ‘I don’t know where they come from, but I know where they come to, they come to my desk.’ If I’m not there, they go away again, so you’ve got to sit and think. – Philip Pullman The truth is, I’m not […]

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Fiction Monday – 7

Hello everyone! Welcome to the seventh edition of Fiction Monday. Last week there were four wonderful tales. Stories From The Sixth Edition Form is Temporary but Class is Permanent by Aseem RastogiThe Prodigy by Esha M DuttaEvan and the glow worms by Shilpa GupteSurprise by Archana Please do give these stories a read. These are some […]

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Fiction Monday – 6

Hello everyone! Welcome to the sixth edition of Fiction Monday. Stories From The Fifth Edition Escape to Freedom by Esha M DuttaInnocent by ArchanaEverlasting Season of Dreams & Defiance by Shalini Baisiwala Please do give these stories a read. These are some beautiful slices of story telling in just a few words. It might inspire you […]

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