I’m very scared as I type this. I’ve never shared my fiction with so many people before. As a matter of fact, I’ve never shown my work to anyone who understands literature. I know this is not my best work – just a piece from the many I have been writing every day. I read … Continue reading Rain

My Commonplace Book

The idea of reading other people’s notebooks, letters and diaries has always fascinated me. We can learn a lot about them from their work and their interviews and their life, but I think our most honest reflections come through the words we write without any censorship in our personal notebooks, not to be seen by … Continue reading My Commonplace Book

Lessons From Mr. Bond

And when all the wars are done, a butterfly will still be beautiful. -Ruskin Bond, Scenes From A Writer’s Life Sorry, but this is not about James Bond. Ruskin Bond is hailed as the most popular children’s author in India, though he writes for all ages: his works include novellas about the Partition of India, … Continue reading Lessons From Mr. Bond