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The Musing Quill

A Blog on Writing, Poetry, Stories and Books.

What is Poetry?

What is poetry? I know not. I’m a mere amateur trying to be someone. Mind you, not like someone. Poetry, to me is elusive. I know about poetry just as much a new-born knows about the wide vast world. It’s... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Fifty Shades Darker

My review of Fifty Shades Darker

Book Review: Jason Cage (Jason Cage Series, #1)

When I was done reading 'Dr. Zhivago', I was tad bored. I was in search of something exciting, something more than mere reading. Just then I received my review copy of 'Jason Cage’; the one book I was so looking... Continue Reading →

The Last Letter

"I don't know what I must write to undo what I have done to you. I couldn't live to see you around me being unfair to your own life." Sucking on the end of her pen, she read it again... Continue Reading →

The Proofreading Checklist for Writers

When I was on a job-hunt couple of months ago, I had an interview scheduled with the National Creative Director of a reputed advertising agency. After three-quarters of an hour into the interview, she asked me, "How good are you... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Lyon’s Orphanage

Steve is a dear friend who reads and reviews books over at 'Book to the Future'. I've grown quite fond of his book reviews and follow his recommendations, quite religiously. One day while chatting, he sent me a photo of... Continue Reading →

Broken

From the shores of the seas I pick up weathered shells... Perhaps, all beautiful things are broken, hurting, and bare... ~~~~~ Written for the writing prompt #broken on Instagram. If you too are on Instagram, you can find it here.... Continue Reading →

The Truth

If it is meant to go it will, if it is meant to stay it will, if it is meant to make you bleed you it will, if it is meant to heal you it will. The truth is whatever... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Oleander Girl

It has been on my to-do list for this year to read Indian literature and explore new Indian writers. So I picked up Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's 'Oleander Girl' which was her first of mine, and also that it was a birthday... Continue Reading →

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