The Musing Quill

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


writer’s life


He: I am a sinner. Don't know where to begin. Pastor: You've already begun, child. Just keep going. ~~~~~ Written for the writing prompt #confession on Instagram. If you too are on Instagram, you can find it here. ~~~~~ Asha Seth

The Book Lover

She read books. Devoured the words. Let sentences consume her. Drowned in the writer's thoughts, she experienced a liberation she long sought. ♥ She read books. Wallowed in their magic. Allowed the stories to fill the gaping holes. And heal... Continue Reading →

Pen & Paper

She barely existed in the world of people; those faces, masks of lies and deceit. She concealed her joys and tears, for her companions - the pen and the paper. ~~~~~~~ Asha Seth


A paroxysm to sire. A wanderlust, a desire. Soledad, I come home. Wish for a glass of Merlot and dream of Rome ♥ Following my mind, you pull me close ‘Leave behind the mires’, you urge me so.  ♥ In the... Continue Reading →

On Writing Styles

Let me tell you something. As a kid, I wasn’t particularly fussy, but yet someone with peculiar tastes. God bless my mother, how she put up with my myriad moods is a mystery to me.  It was many years later... Continue Reading →

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 →

When a writer bleeds

her world shrinks as faces cease to exist days lack brightness nights miss the glow walks become rambles blank are the thoughts no place is desirable just she and herself behind shut doors are windows closed and the solitary corner beckoning... Continue Reading →

A Writer’s Ponderings

For me, writing has always meant capturing my thoughts in words. As there are so many of them. Hundreds of them. At all times. And I like them. They are a proof that my mind is still operating. My brain... Continue Reading →

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