(Image Source: Author's Own) Many of us participated in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where we had to write 50,000 words for the month of November. We might have been tired, cranky, swamped under work, going through personal turbulence, and yet we kept writing. Some of us didn't even write at a regular … Continue reading Life After #NaNoWriMo And How Do You Build A Regular Writing (Or Other) Routine?
(Image Source: Author's Own) That time in the morning, the time when it’s grey outside-when the night and the day blend into a swift embrace before they bid each other goodbye. You open your eyes and you cannot fall back asleep. You look at your phone and there’s still some time left for the alarm … Continue reading Threshold
In a world where climate change is becoming an ever growing concern and we're left wondering what will destroy the earth first-a nuclear war or nature's ultimate fury, something good happening to the environment does come as awesome news! (Image Source: Author's Own) A new study that measured whether nations making monetary efforts to conserve … Continue reading #WATWB: Environmental Conservation Efforts Of Over 100 Countries Show Positive Results, Thus Likely Encouraging More Funding Towards The Cause
First of all, Hope all of you (who celebrate the festival) had a lovely Diwali. I had a nice time decorating the house with rangolis and diyas along with my husband. Then we ate some amazing momos and watched Modern Family (yeah, we're not the most religious people out there). But it was overall a … Continue reading Things I’ve Been Doing These Days
I cry in my sleep Wishing they turn into eloquent poems They end up wetting my pillow, instead. I swallow my insecurities And rearrange my lips into a smile. But, fear sits on my shoulders Its taunting whispers burning my insides. I wish I could write better I wish I didn’t feel trapped In … Continue reading I Am A Writer But Not A Very Good One
The alarm clock's shrilly tune couldn't wake me up at 5.30 am today. I'd fixed the time after negotiations with myself that 4.30 am wouldn't be a feasible option given the fact that I traded sleeping at a decent hour last night for an engrossing read (thanks Liane Moriarty for writing Big Little Lies!). Anyway, … Continue reading Because Today Is Mahalaya And I Cannot Keep Calm
(Image Source: Pixabay) The ICU-cold, clean, sterile The doctors convince me it is you on the bed My vision is blurred By the sight of bandages, pipes, and masks, I hold the doorway and slide and fall At the threshold. The annoyingly efficient digital clock On the nauseatingly spotless white wall behind you Announces it … Continue reading At The Threshold