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#Quoted: Write even when you don’t want to…

We grew up reading Agatha Christie. Some of her tales have been etched in our memories like they were things that happened yesterday. She was damn good and there's not a freckle of doubt about it. Looking back, thinking of... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: What are you going to write about?

Here comes a stunner of a quote from none other than King. And just how this one has always always rescued me, has made this one of my all-time favorite writing quotes. It is from King's memoir 'On Writing' that... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: After writing a story…

In writing, sleeping over is an act of kindness. Be merciful toward your drafts and give yourself the freedom to think twice before you hit 'publish'.  You never know what magic might unveil out of a draft, a story, or... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: Writing is as close as we get…

Writing is about what we feel and what we don't. What we say and what we don't. What we love and what we don't. There is not one thing we can't write about. When we can't write, we may as... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: Some things are hard to write about…

Whoever said writing is easy! It's child's play, eh? And yet the greatest writers in history agree that the blank page has almost always got the good of them. Writing isn't a piece of cake; especially not when you write... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: Writer’s block is a fancy term…

What do you think is Writer's Block? Despite a most refreshing and engaging debate, we still have our doubts around it being real or not. I published an article recently voicing out the thoughts of some genius minds. In this article,... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: A Good Novel…

While wondering what to read next after I have finished 'The Snow Child', I have zeroed in on some titles as these 'Heretics' by G. K. Chesterton, 'In Arabian Nights' by Tahir Shah and 'Like Death' by Guy de Maupassant.... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: A scrupulous writer…

Eric Arthur Blair, popularly known by his pen name 'George Orwell' has been amongst my favorite authors. But we all love George Orwell, don't we? I was introduced to his works when I first read 'Animal Farm' and how, I... Continue Reading →

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