Where does a good story take birth? And when? Conflict, bruises and pain, people say, are its parents. But imagination is a good parent, too. Writers and poets can be as young as 25 – good, great writers and poets. Is there some innate talent that cannot be aped by or instilled in others? Probably.… Continue reading How Are Good Stories Born?
Few books come as a balm to the soul. Loneliness is something I have been experiencing right from the time I was a little child, and have never really been able to shake it off since. So when I found this book doing the rounds in everyone’s recommendation lists in the interwebs, I decided to… Continue reading Book Review: The Lonely City
Isn’t there is a sort of pressure that clenches at your throat when you hear of young achievers, especially poets and writers?
I identify myself as a bibliophile. My family cannot comprehend my love for books. My love for them translates into a strong desire to possess them, to hold them, smell them – all of which they think odd. My feet slacken their pace of their own accord when my eyes spot books anywhere – on the… Continue reading Diary of a Helplessly Slow Reader