Communities run on intent #MondayMusings

Last few months have been crazy, to say the least. Running around, screaming and shouting at a malfunctioning laptop, a highly erratic schedule when it comes to life in general and almost everyday an alarm or a shout of concern from someone or the other online....

Shekhar Suman Syndrome #Blogchatter prompt

Whenever you find yourself in the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect- Mark Twain I am one of those rare rather unfortunate people who cannot put the blame on their parents. Because despite all conventional flows, my parents were dead against my...

A turntable #MondayMusings

In a land far away. Or maybe not. A devotee by the name of X lives in a hut on the edge of a wheat field. Sitting out there in the countryside, on the outskirts of Agra city. Keeping aside his larger issues with life, he is quite a commoner. Working hard to meet ends....

Have you found your writing voice? #MondayMusings

It is so easy for me to speak my ideas out. Better to think on those long lonely roads while walking from one place to another. But when it comes to writing, the mere act of translating these very red herrings into coherent train of thoughts,words fall flat on my face...

Would you like you, if you met you? #Blogchatter prompt

Everything that I write is a kind of battle won—or lost—against silence and incoherence—Geoffrey Hill Over the last few years what I have missed the most about my writing is honesty. The idea that I could speak my mind through words. Maybe because the blog got noticed...

No exclamation mark. Free Write Again #MondayMusings

Yes. After three drafts backspaced. And a lot of thoughts shelved. We shall tonight create on this blog a… Free Write! Sorry please scrap the exclamation mark. We are in no mood of this kind. But what mood are we then? That we should write more fiction. Fiction....

Happy Days #Blogchatter Prompt

All I wanted was to sing. To scream and shout. But alas the doors on the house asked me to remain inside. And inside was a life not conducive to these dreams. There was a man whom we called ‘abba’ and a woman whom he called just about anything. There were...

Community Vs Silos in Blogging #MondayMusings

The basic tenet of blogging is that it is no different than life itself. And as they say in life we are nothing but a complex maze of choices we make so is the case with blogging. Right from picking a platform (blogspot or wordpress) to color theme to genre to our...

Ushering in a New Year #MondayMusings

It is a brand new year! A brand new idea of life. And a brand new start.  Five things I will follow this new year! Yes a simple, sweet handy post is being churned out here. One that can be referred to at the end of 365 366 days as the things we wished and...