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I want to write..

Ohh, do I want to write. So badly.

Stories. All kinds of stories. Fiction, fantasy… anything you can think of. I want to invent universes and galaxies and worlds, with people that have families and stories about where they came from and how their lives are playing out. 248 more words

The Dreamers

More than 100 men and women have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature since the Swedish Academy started bestowing the prize in 1901. The Nobel still carries real weight. 141 more words

Great Writers

Susannah's Fall, Winter Reading List 2016-2017

 I’m here surrounded by books I’ve taken from the library, like a wild party when no one goes home.

Stacks of them by my bed, in the living room, near the front door.   1,512 more words


Wharton's Light

‘There are two ways of spreading light… ’ wrote Edith Wharton in The Age of Innocence. ‘To be the candle or the mirror reflecting it.’ 961 more words

Book Reviews

Tribute to Tolstoy

I read “War and Peace” a few centuries ago (it seems), but I had no idea Tolstoy wrote essays on pacifism and philosophy that greatly influenced Ghandi and King, Jr.! 39 more words

About Writing

How to Source Your Inspiration?

1.     Hesitant Holding of the Pen

If you are here, you either must be a (not-always) passionate writer, or an avid reader. You can read on if you are planning to write a book in the future, or are already holding the pen poised over the intimidating blank sheet. 512 more words

My Thoughts

(NOT) Quite a Book Review- I: What I Talk About, When I Talk About Running - Haruki Murakami

In 2015, I made a promise to myself – I’d read at least 10 books! Though honestly, I’ve read only three so far – Murakami, another fabulous read by an Indian author, … 538 more words