The Rape Trial: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Bidisha Ghosal | Genre: Crime Fiction | Pages: 548 Nearly a decade has passed since Rahul Satyabhagi, heir to the mega Satyabhagi business empire, had raped Avni Rambha, bested her in court, and gone on to become a men’s rights activist, and the who’s-who of Badrid Bay had breathed a sigh of relief that…

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A New Address!

Hello dear reader, What are you up to? The year is close to an end and January almost peeks around the corner. Gives me jitters, if you ask. How is your December? There was so much to be done this year that I couldn’t manage and then some I never imagined doing. For instance, moving…

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The Knowing

flowers bloomed carefree looking here laughing there as the day slithered from dawn to dusk some of those flowers turned pale their end was their the next morning was not for them ~~~~~ Asha Seth

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A Brief Hiatus

**Disclaimer** This is only for those who really care to read about the author’s unplanned break from blogging. ************************************************************************************* Dear reader, I have been away, for quite some time. Yes, I should have left you a note, like a quick post it or something, letting you know that I won’t be around. And trust me,…

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The Good Writer & The Bad Writer

Is there such a thing as a good or a bad writer? I have battled with this thought in my head for quite too long. I think it’s time to unleash my thoughts! As a writer, I have experienced that newbies in writing are always chased by an incessant thought – they are not good…

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Right since childhood, we Indians are taught that Diwali is a festival of lights. But I think there’s more to it. The festival of lights has a deeper meaning than what is propagated. As I delve deeper into the religious background of the festival, I discover that lighting lamps, making rangolis, decorations, is just the…

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Difficult Writing Times

Sounds very much like one of those newspaper titles to me but good that we do not have such things. Can’t imagine what days would be like to have a newspaper like that to start the day with! So I am talking about times that are difficult. Unfavorable. Adverse. Google says, it is when there…

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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 still functioning.  Doing what it should – Thinking. Pondering.  And I did not wish them…

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