What to Expect if You Just Started Writing and Why you should continue Despite Everything?

“Social Entrepreneur, Futurist, Communication Strategist, Author of four books, Mountaineer and a legendary food critic.” This is how a typical author bio looks like these days. The image in the small circle makes you wonder what would be the age after all these accomplishments. The feeling is claustrophobic sometimes. Mocking my carefully wasted twenty-something years of life. … More What to Expect if You Just Started Writing and Why you should continue Despite Everything?

Bird On The Wall

I am looking for ideas. Ideas about what to write when you have nothing to say. Ideas about how to write a ‘captivating’ story. Ideas about how to articulate my bold thoughts into simple ones. The writers clan on internet has been constantly advising on ‘writing 1000 words a day‘ as a routine. I am not … More Bird On The Wall

The Bastard of Istanbul

‘Why does the world hate women?’ was the first question I asked myself after I finished this book. The book is filled with umpteen women characters, each one living complex labyrinthine lives than the previous. I picked this novel because I became a fan of Elif Shafak after The Forty Rules of love. Although, I have to admit … More The Bastard of Istanbul

What If I Tell You There Are No True Synonyms

O me! You juggler! You canker-blossom! You thief of love! What, have you come by night And stol’n my love’s heart from him? This eloquent flowery barb is a result of Lysander’s betrayal to her beloved Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. When Hermia discovers about Lysander’s new love interest Helena, she fires these curses … More What If I Tell You There Are No True Synonyms