3 Effective Ways to Get Those Creative Juices Flowing

Do you have a writing ritual? A "get me started" routine that you do before you actually get down to the nitty-gritty? Most bloggers and writers have adopted effective writing rituals, even if they aren't aware that they have been formed. Others, or aliens as I call them, just sit down and write when they have time. They just plop on down, crack their knuckles and write their lovely souls away like that's natural. Where are you from, Mars? For the rest of us, writing rituals are actually a great way to kick-start your writing. ...more
YogaMatMonkey HAHA! I'm glad. I hear people from Mars are strange :-)more

Nov 13 - To My Beloved Characters Redux+

Caption: I couldn't find one of characters shoving each other, name-calling and making death threats while demanding attention and declaring that their story was more important... so this is like the G rated version of how the R rated version really works. Blame Google images.To My Beloved Characters,Know this......more

Buyer, Beware?

 Today is day three of NaBloPoMo and already I feel like I don't have anything to write about. When this happens from time to time I'll be using the Daily Post prompts for inspiration. And I do need some inspiration today....more
Wscottling Word up!more


Last November was life-changing for me.   My dreams and goals took a whole new turn.  My confidence in my own ability to accomplish something huge was strengthened in a big way. I pushed myself physically and mentally further than I had in years - and discovered (remembered?) that there's something very satisfying in that.  I found a very special way to connect with both of my daughters. November became my favorite month of the year....more


Afraid to look at the car, yet consumed by a morbid curiosity, her eyes swept over the smashed body and peered inside.   Bloodied glass everywhere.  His blood!  The news broke that very day.   After lingering in hospital for several hours, he succumbed to his injuries.  A night of drunken carousing and life was over at age 21. How fortunate for her they had parted ways the month before. She could well have been a passenger in that vehicle of death!  Ironically, she was just learning to drive....more

Poetry in Motion : Haunted

Those wordsthey keep playingover and overin my mind.I must have played that songa thousand times.Words so powerfulyet somehow...more

Bye bye Orkut...

Source : Google ImagesDate : 29th Sept 2014, 11.15PM It seemed like a usual day....more

Let's Go Home


My moment of fame...

"Who is she ? A fan or an ex-flame ? I jumped at the headline. But the colorful picture below it made my day. The first page of my morning newspaper had never felt so heart-warming. It made me feel elated....more

If I Could Crawl Between the Skyscrapers

(Because I was feeling too lazy to write a post last night, this is a post from my old blog that I've repurposed here today.)...more