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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

Humor

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

How Blue is my Sapphire

Birth

I wiped the black soot and the beads of sweat decorating my face with the unused corner of the already dirty cotton rag. What colour it had once been as a part of one of my old saris, I can’t think; but I was sure it could still be of some use as there were one or two less dirty places still available in it. 1,770 more words

Short Fiction

(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

Ponderings

Great Online Writers and How They Started

Content marketing has become the norm. It is a defining tool for lead generation, brand awareness, engagement and sales. It is the content that puts your brand ahead of others and it is the content that renders you a thought leader in your industry. 468 more words

Writers Tips