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The Musing Quill

A Blog on Writing, Poetry, Short Stories and Books.

The Love of Two Stars – Ruskin Bond

I am currently, reading Ruskin Bond's 'Ruskin Bond's Book of Verse' in which Bond shares his love for poetry through simple yet captivating verses centred around love, childhood, nature, travel, etc. Here's one that I would never want you to... Continue Reading →

The Creative Spirit on a Cold Night

A Wonderful Poem by Drew, a very dear friend. Peek into his fascinating world here: https://drewmartinwrites.wordpress.com ~~~~~ Beneath a sea of frozen stars The village goes to sleep Save for a few souls still awake Who dream a bit more deep Poets write... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: No one knows whether or not he is a writer unless…

I love writing at night. Somehow, the dark of the nights become the muse for my writing and the calm of the night amplifies my desire to put down words on paper. And well, I do feel much liberated of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Delhi: A Novel

When I wanted to read a book on Indian History, someone had recommended this book. But I am sure there are better books on the subject than this. Because, of history, I am not sure. But Sex and Death you will... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: Do not use semicolons…

As a writer, I am of the practice of using all the elements of punctuation. And I do tend to use the semicolon fairly often. I have always believed it comes quite handy if you know its proper usage. So,... Continue Reading →

Evion Supplements: When the husband aged young…

Ours was a traditional Indian arranged marriage. None of my friends would believe that a woman like me would go for an arranged marriage. Now don’t get weird notions about me. Being someone who would never even talk to strangers,... Continue Reading →

Eating Animals: An Excerpt

“WHAT IS ADDED BY HAVING a turkey on the Thanksgiving table? Maybe it tastes good, but taste isn’t the reason it’s there — most people don’t eat very much turkey throughout the year. (Thanksgiving Day accounts for 18 percent of... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: If you want to write…

#Quoted is one space through which I wish to introduce some amazing writers, lesser-known, but great when it comes to the art. Today, let's talk aboutMadeleine L'Engle. Have you have read any of her books? She wrote children's books primarily.... Continue Reading →

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