Ten Things a World Without Writers Would Be Like

This is for all those people who told me to “quit writing and go out and have some fun”. 10. Monday morning, I sat in Cafe Blue, listening to the tedious traffic pass a millisecond per minute. The place wasn’t crowded yet, the morning rush abated by the sickly sweet winter, which made bodies ache Read more about Ten Things a World Without Writers Would Be Like[…]

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The Writer Of Marwadi Lane

My good great grand aunt Savitri died a spinster. She was in love with a rich man who owned the big house in Marwadi Lane in Tenali. He adorned her with jewelry from his store and hired a full-time masseuse to keep Savitri in great shape for the rich man was very fat and needed Read more about The Writer Of Marwadi Lane[…]

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Meetup 88: Tighten the Tension

Update: Every Last Saturday of the month, starting this weekend, the Saturday General Meetup is hosted at Phoenix Arena, Hitech City. “Your work is lacking tension.” “My mind kept wandering while I was reading.” “This chapter is missing a hook … I’m just not interested.”   Last weekend, we had a session on Tightening the Read more about Meetup 88: Tighten the Tension[…]

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Prague in ’68

Author: Gautam Emani   Evzen recounted, “The commissar came to the peasant and asked him how the potato crop had been that year. The peasant replied that it had been good. The commissar then asked how good it had been. the peasant replied that the potatoes reached up to the knees of God. ‘But,’ replied Read more about Prague in ’68[…]

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Sorry for a Poem

Author: Sulagna Dutta Do you know what does a mother giraffe does after her calf lands on earth? She kicks hard, the calf cries, she kicks again, the calf cries louder, and she kicks again, and the calf starts running on his four feet. Such a calf was Pragya. Pragya was a girl like all Read more about Sorry for a Poem[…]

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