(Book Review) Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie: The Novel That Asks

I must have been 16 or 17 when I had this conversation. I had gotten my first mobile phone some months before. A friend sent a text, and after we were done with the pleasantries, he asked, ‘Are you secular?’ The question hung in the air for a while. He knew I hated politics, never … Continue reading (Book Review) Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie: The Novel That Asks


Normalising Touchy Subjects

Hello again, everybody. First of all, I apologise for missing out on the past two Sundays. A lot has been happening over at my end and I was more than slightly busy. I had my exams, then one weekend I was out of town, and then I changed jobs, so slowly settling in the new … Continue reading Normalising Touchy Subjects

On Writing Imperfect Characters

Hello again! Welcome back. This week I want to talk about writing imperfect characters. When I was fresh with the idea of my book, writing characters was difficult yet fun. Bringing Antarman to life was filled with so many emotions and prospects that it did not seem hard. As a result, when I had to … Continue reading On Writing Imperfect Characters

Update for Missing the Last Two Sundays

First of all, I would like to apologise for missing out this Sunday and the one before it. I was busy because of the exams; the next one is on 21st. Moreover, things have been sort of down and I haven’t been able to write, primarily because I have completed the first draft and I … Continue reading Update for Missing the Last Two Sundays

About the Story and its Origin

If you have been reading my blog since the beginning, you have my thanks. This week I will finally talk a little about the book I’m writing and how the idea was conceived. But first things first. I started this blog with the hope of making it a professional blog someday, and maybe even my … Continue reading About the Story and its Origin

Remembering Chris Cornell

One of things that really keep me hooked to music is that when you have something on your mind, perhaps some sort of struggle, a burden that is yours to bear, and you are a bit exhausted, but you know you have to go on. You may not have the strength for it, but you … Continue reading Remembering Chris Cornell