Tonight, I do not want to think about books. I do not want to talk of blogging. I do not want to draft a new post. I do not want to pride myself over everything I’ve gained. I do not want to reminisce about the pleasures, failures, anxieties, or liberation writing got me. I do…

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My Writing Resolutions for 2020

It’s time to declare the 2020 resolutions. After much contemplation, I have rounded off my resolutions to a few that I hope to accomplish by the end of this year. But before that, let me tell you that in 2019, I had one simple resolution – to read an appreciable number of books; given the…

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2019 steps out the door and I am thinking of events that happened this year. I’ve known people to calibrate their year based on the good and bad times. I feel that is rather depressing because psychologically, in the end you are left pondering about everything that turned out different from your expectations. I don’t…

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The season of bliss is here. I wait the whole year for this sombre sublime feeling of eternal joy to flood me, soothe me. And honestly speaking, there is nothing more merrier than friends and family coming together on a chilly Christmas night to warm up hearts with adoration and affection galore. Here’s me wishing…

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Writing Inspiration #2

The Musing Quill wishes all its readers and followers a very happy new year. May it be most fulfilling and gratifying. Here’s a quote to kickstart the new year. Here’s to new beginnings. Yes, do write a really good story. Happy 2018! What are your resolutions for the new year? Let’s talk. Happy reading till…

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Pleasures & Perils of 2017

The year 2017 was so eventful that when I look back there is not one thing I would change. Although, there were moments that got the good of me and left me mighty drained. But I did pledge to take it all in good spirits. Well, where do I begin? December, of all months, has…

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A Fresh Canvas

I’m a wanderer with nomadic thoughts. Never settled, never stable. A restless mind dominates my nerves; I run bored of things easily, losing interest, the heart to pursue on. Such a kid, the mind is. With another year knocking at the door, waste makes haste. Peeking into every possible nook and cranny, the conscience tries…

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Year-End Jitters

As the year draws to an end, why is there a heightened sense of urgency? Why is there a yearning to have realized every dream, have every wish fulfilled? Why do my feet ache for a globetrotting escapade, to leave footprints in Rome, Russia, and all the cities on my checklist? Why does the heart…

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Resolutions

Be kind to others Or pledge to transform yourself ~~~ Make someone smile each day Or travel the globe ~~~ Teach someone to write Or read a million words ~~~ Fall in love Or make peace with your past ~~~ Pray for the deprived Or share your fortunes ~~~ Swim, Trek, Travel or Laugh Live…

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It is the season again. Season of Lamps & Lanterns. It is Diwali again. Festival of Lamps & Lanterns. Every city is adorned. Every household is gay. Every face lit up with smiles. Everyone has forgotten their worries. They have left them miles away. Everyone seems to be living to the fullest while Happiness promises…

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What are Resolutions?

“What are resolutions?” This question would occupy good amount of my time and would involve a good part of my brain when I was a kid. I didn’t seem to understand the term and would end up ruminating about it. I remember the year I stepped into my first grade at school. It was the…

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