"Where do you get ideas for your blog posts?"A classmate asked me this question last month. I didn't have an answer so I said something. I don't remember my answer because it wasn't a clear one. I remember I started to ramble, "Umm I keep writing ideas, I don't know, maybe..."I found the answer in a simple wordplay. You don't find ideas, ideas find you. … [Read more...] about How Exactly Do I Come Up With These Blog Post Ideas?
Children are pushed toward hobby classes when they're younger. As they grow old, those hobbies are snatched away from them. So much for exposure to the new.My brother randomly blurted these lines out as we sipped coffee. The casual sense in which he pointed one of the most ironic instances in our society is the beauty of it. Hobby classes are double-edged swords. … [Read more...] about Let’s Stop Being So Serious With Our Hobbies, Shall We?
Keep your circle small and your beer cold.I don't know when I first came across this sentence. It has been somewhere in my conscience for as long as I can remember. However, I call bullshit. Especially after the last half-decade or so. … [Read more...] about Here Is Why I Call Bullshit On The “Keep Your Circle Small” Cliché
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
Bullying has been one of my oldest enemies. If not, my arch-enemy. Mainly because it has had a perpetual and everlasting presence in my life, in all its forms. I’ve been bullied physically and psychologically. However, it had been years since I had experienced an actual bullying episode. Until one morning a few days ago. … [Read more...] about My Tryst With Bullies, Bullying And Everything In Between
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?