Write What You Know: Don’t Kill The Magic

In The Carrie Diaries, Carrie Bradshaw (of Sex in The City fame) gets one useful and very important advice ‘Write What You Know’. You do not need to make things up. You do not have to drag the story from the depth of your brain. You do not need to suffer painfully and pointlessly. You…

(Pre) Post 21st March

Dear Diary, I keep coming back to you. I keep leaving you behind. I start writing my thoughts down and then I forget to do so. I am being reminded that keeping a diary is a good idea every now and then… But then, life happens and I forget. Anyhow, I am reading Bridget Jones…

New Moon wishing to 800 words

There is a belief that the New Moon is the best time to make your wishes for the month ahead. There are very specific rules as to how you have to make those wishes. The only ones I remember are you need to write them all down. There should not be more than eight wishes….

My Digital Sabbatical. Day 1.

How do you start being offline? Are there any rules? Is there any protocol or etiquette to adhere to? I don’t know. Thus, I am making it all up as I go. This Saturday morning I turned off Wi-Fi and Mobile Data on my phone. I logged out of all the online accounts. I did…

My Digital Sabbatical Experiment: Setting

After reading this article on Write Life Remedy for creativity burnout, I’ve decided to try it out. I mean what can possibly go wrong? What can possibly go bad? Here are the settings for my experiment: This weekend I am turning off my Facebook profile, Twitter and Messenger Starting this Friday 16th September 2016, I am…

Paint me a picture. Imagination rulez

I got this image from a Facebook post. I have no idea what it was about. It does not matter, not really. I just loved this photo. I loved this view, this perspective and this… promise. Middle Earth, Ozz, fairy land of sort, land of your childhood, any land you can think of, you can…

Why do we bother to get up

I read today, and in several places that Laziness is related to high intelligence… So, why do we bother to get up in the morning? Why can’t we just sit and stare all day waiting for an apple to fall on our heads? Wouldn’t it be nice to stay in bed all day? Wouldn’t it…