This is a random short story heavily inspired by a day I had a while ago. A few people I know read it and thought it was good so I edited it a little and sent it to a few magazines because I was feeling adventurous. I didn't hear from them and so I decided, "What the hell? I'll just post it on my blog" as it will be out in the world, at least. … [Read more...] about Short Story: The First Date
Spoiler warning: This post uses some references from TV shows and movies and might have mild spoilers. Beware. You've been warned.Time travel and paradoxes are the in-thing in today's storytelling. From fantasy shows like Game of Thrones to superhero media like The Flash and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to anime like Erased (Boku dake ga Inai Machi) to movies such as Predestination and Project Almanac, time travel has become the most used (if not overused) storytelling device. This post … [Read more...] about Time Travel And Determinism: Could The Ink Really Be Dry?
The Polymath has been the only blog I've ever had which stayed for this long. I usually lost interest in all the projects I started before it. However, I realised I was becoming a bit complacent with what I have here at The Polymath despite it not being popular enough. In doing that and eventually realising it, I had an observation. The Polymath is, what it is, it's my blog and it has this perfect order now. The way the text is written, the format, the image and it won't change because it works … [Read more...] about Change Of Pace: Monologues And Sister-Blogs
I have never written stories, I could always start but never complete any. For a while I started believing that story and novel writing just wasn't my writing style until a few nights back when I could finally come up with something. This is a first attempt so reviews and critiques will be appreciated but I'd still request any reader to not be too harsh. Carry on...It was dark, hours after sundown. The sky had an odd gleam to it. Cloudy yet starlit, a magical charm, as if something magical … [Read more...] about David Quinn – A Short Story
DISCLAIMER This article does not discuss material happiness, that is financial contentment or how to be the go-getter at your school or office isn't here, if you came here searching for the likes of them, I suggest you use the combination Ctrl + W now.Today after having a sudden turn-off conversation with someone in the morning I was sent a quote by Hike Messenger Daily Quotes which said,"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." - Mahatma … [Read more...] about What Is Happiness And Who Is A Happy Person?
Imagine the day when all Criminals start dying of heart attacks and accidents, wouldn't that day be awesome? I know you agreed at first but then your 'morals' kicked in and you started to relent the idea. This is the exact situation of the human race but why am I suddenly on this? Because I recently started watching and finished the series, Death Note.Death Note deals with the story of a prodigy teenager who in his last year at school acquires a notebook called Death Note which can basically … [Read more...] about Death Note & How Close Is My View To Kira’s, The Prota-Antagonist?