I was coming back to Noida in the Delhi Metro the other day when I noticed my feet. The originally black pair of Vans was now dull and dirty. They looked green from some angle and soil brown from the other. The rubber cracked. The fabric dead. I looked up, ever-so-slightly, to notice an array of shoes. Each pair remarkably different from the other and yet, all of them on the same train. … [Read more...] about The Shoes That Walk Through The Delhi Metro
Writing is a unique form of expression. That remark might look a bit biased from the other side but I think it still holds true. It is true because of two specific qualities of writing that I've noticed - writing is continuous and writing is passive. … [Read more...] about The Luxury Of Choosing Writing As A Form Of Expression
I wrote over 50000 words last week. That is including everything I wrote everywhere; blog posts, separate writing, random musings and so on. Yet, I don't have a definite answer when it comes to the age-old internal conflict, "am I a writer?" … [Read more...] about Am I A Writer, Who Is A Writer And What Is It To Be One?
I've written constantly for thirty days now. This is post number thirty-one. My Grammarly Insight stats are soaring. I feel better about my writing. In fact, I have never felt clearer when it comes to my thought process. I am finally getting to learn how I think and who I am. … [Read more...] about I Blogged For Thirty-One Days Straight: Here’s The Why, How And What
I've been pretty clear for my religious stand throughout the years. This is something I've had utter clarity on since forever. Even though I've remained malleable and flexible in everything else in my life and personality. … [Read more...] about I’m Not Religious, Atheist Or Agnostic, I’m On A Journey To Find That Out
Inspired by a real-life incident, I wrote a short story called The Cab Ride on Christmas Eve. Twice. I sent the second attempt to a couple of magazines. I heard back from Muse India but ultimately, they couldn't find a place for it. I like to believe I can obviously improve and the best way to do that, I figured, was to post it on the blog and invite critique from anyone. Be humble, please. I'm still green. … [Read more...] about Short Story: The Cab Ride on Christmas Eve