The prompt this time at writers islandis 'The stranger'. This is my piece. ************************************************************
Really sorry--I have had to remove this post as it will soon appear in a book. Making it available online would have been very unfair to my publisher who has placed so much trust in me. I hope you enjoy the other posts as much as you enjoyed this one. A heartfelt thanks for your support and understanding.Thanks for continuing to read what I write.
As many of you who follow me on my various
social media handles know, I have started a writing course called Fundamentals
of Creative Writing: A project based course to strengthen your writing skills.
Since a lot of people are asking me the
same questions over and over, I thought I would do a FAQ (Frequently Asked
Questions), so that the next time someone asks me about it, I can point them
1. What is this course about?
The course is a writing course,
consisting of on-demand video lectures. It is divided into several sections. At
the end of each section, there is an assignment for you to do and submit. See in detail, what you will be learning HERE.
2. What is the duration of the
The duration depends entirely on you, as you
can do the course at your own pace. Here's what you will get:
3. Is it just a one-hour long video?
No! Researchers have found that information
is best retained when given out in short chunks and then you put to use what
you just learn. So as per the b…
This is the cover of my next book! It will be releasing on April 27th of this month. The cover was unveiled today in a live session on facebook
For those of you who have read 34 bubblegums and candies, this is a new version of that book. The most popular stories from that are there is this. But there are also a lot of new stories. It has five sections-- each section has stories about a certain theme. These are all TRUE stories from my life.
All of us are guilty, at least to some extent of hoarding stuff. We hold on to old things--be it clothes, books, utensils, footwear, knick-knacks or some such, that form the minutiae of our daily lives. Many a time these add to the the clutter too. Rare is the home which looks like the above pic.
It is an entire philosophy, and a new approach. I read the book back to back, and immediately put into use the methods described in the book. I must tell you how wonderful I felt! I never thought that I could be that organised.
Clearing clutter, and the stuff that you no longer have use for, does release 'blocked energy.' There is no scientific or rational explanation for this. I only know that it works for me. Any Feng Shui practitioner and loads of Eastern Schools of belief will confirm this.
I always make it a point to give away things I no longe…