Can we for once talk about pain (and not pretend that it is relative)

Writing about it is the only way for me to process it, and so, I'm trying.


Lessons from 2018 and Why 2019 will be Awesome

This is that (sort of) mandatory post I do each year, chronicling the past 12 months, taking stock of the lessons learnt and planning (loosely) on what I intend to do in the upcoming year

Lust For Life and The Urgent Need For It

I finished reading Lust for Life by Irving Stone earlier today yesterday and wonderful though the story is, it left me heartbroken. Of course, if the story is that of an artist, and a pained artist like Van Gogh, there is bound to be a profound sadness that settles within. If you haven't already read it, [...]

Reflecting on Life and Other Interestingness from Confessions of a Storyteller

It's been a weird past week for me, with all the festivity in the air, a LOT of melancholy, tad bit anxiety and a minor pinch of meaninglessness creeping into the mind in the dead of the night. Talking about it was nigh impossible for two reasons -  I don't talk to all that many [...]

To Love What You Do and Other Things That Seem Important Today

It isn't easy to love what you do. Or do what you love. I am fortunate in that sense. I got both. If you know me, you'd know already what I mean. If you don't, well, it's my love for words and stories and the immense power they hold in connecting you with yourself and [...]

Random Questions. Answer Maybe?

So last week I said I'll talk about a couple of things (read about it here). I did write some but didn't meet my goal. I'll try to get back on track again this week. For this post, I decided to jot down a random list of questions that have been on my mind lately. [...]

On Writing (and the help I could use)

Writing has always been a catharsis for me. Trouble is, I'm not consistent about it. A friend of mine suggested this trick - write at least 1,000 words a day. No matter what. And that's exactly what I'm going to do from today onwards. I'm going to aim to write 1,000 words daily on this [...]