I would like to say I don’t write, but the thing is, I can’t write. I can’t even manage a blog post these days, and that was a thing I thought I could do. Well, I like to believe I can, though it is rather humiliating to be asked Continue reading “Real Time Ramble: Not Writing”
Do I dare Disturb the universe? – T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Mildly Excited, Perfectly Content Person With Moderate Curiosity: Hey, Amrita, are you going to NaNo?
ME,PCPWMC: You know, NaNo? Like NaNoWriMo? Continue reading “Do I NaNoWriMo?”
I want to try something new. I’m thinking of calling it Amrita’s ‘Wednesday Words of Wisdom’. These wouldn’t be rehashing some trite motivational quotes. No, Messieurs et Mesdames et Mesdemoiselles. These will be the hard-earned truth, laid brutally on your casual reading plate. Today’s words are: Never ask anybody what they think of you. Continue reading “Book Review: A Horse Walks Into A Bar”
It started with a dedication. We were on holiday in France. It was my first time there, and we spent most of it stuck in a hotel room, on account of getting sick from some terrible, as well as terribly posh, food. Mum was taking care of me, my sister Janey and dad. She was the only one who didn’t get sick, the only one who’d been there so many times that she knew what not to do. She was watching this show on a French music channel called C’est Pop. The French clearly fail their imagination when it comes to naming pop music shows.
He was there, the only man my mother told my dad she’d leave him for. Continue reading “Short Story: Strange Attraction”
Happy Rakhi to Everyone!
What is ‘Rakhi’, you say?
A rakhi is a ceremonial wristlet, usually tied on the brother’s wrist by a sister during the Rakshabandhan festival, but has often served as a symbolic gesture for brotherhood and solidarity.
I wrote this story last year, Continue reading “Short Story: The Rakhi Maker”
Scene: On a deserted road
Lady: Did you bring it?
Man: Greetings (said with some irony, emphasizing Lady’s lack of manners). Yes, I did.
Lady: Where is it?
Man: Here. Continue reading “Meeting: A Play”
Today, I have a guest post by the lovely Melisa Marzett!
Every writer at some point relapses feeling so called writer’s block. Writers are extremely sensitive by nature and they tend to think sometimes that they are not worthy Continue reading “On Writer’s Block”
If you are a book blogger/reviewer, I have a proposition for you!
I would love to send you copies of my book Of Opinions: Essays on Life, Love and Loneliness (available in all e-book formats – .mobi, .epub, .pdf etc.) to read and review. Continue reading “Book Bloggers Wanted!”
I didn’t go out and seek love….Rumi says we don’t need to hunt for love outside ourselves. All we need to do is to eliminate the barriers inside that keep us away from love. – Elif Shafak, The Forty Rules of Love
Read my latest blog post Of Love and The Imagination: https://ofopinions.com/2017/06/23/of-love-and-the-imagination/
The lovely Kate M. Colby has written a truly awesome review of Of Opinions – the book!
If you’ve got yourself a copy, or have been wondering whether you should part with your hard-earned money over it, read Kate’s review and find out!