Day 7 – Consistency

I am uber talented. In everything I take up. Something always prevents me from making it to the top. Even if I do make it, there is a nagging feeling of being unaccomplished. Why? I do everything in bursts, not streaks. Example : I started NaBloPoMo and fizzled out on Day 3. Streaks happen when the doer is consistent. Here’s a pieceĀ I wrote in January […]

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DAY 21 : What three lessons do you want your children to learn from you?

It is difficult to pick only 3 lessons from the truck loads that occur to me every minute of the day. I shall prioritise though : Do not be bogged by the habit of procrastination. It can be overcome. Dear children, if you ever read this, you’ll know that this post was supposed to be written on 21 July 2015. Instead, it comes on 23 […]

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Day 23 : A letter to someone, anyone.

This letter is to the my inner critic. Hello Critic, I will not give you the privilege of addressing you as my inner editor. No. You are the critic in me. You are a perfectionist. At least, you think you are. They say writer’s block happens because of you; because you think I do not have anything worthwhile to write on. They say the only […]

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First ramble

February is a month of rambling. So I have heard, from the bird Lady at Shail’s nest. I am going to participate this good year. What better than letting off some steam and even getting page visits for them. All goodie… So the first ramble is about procrastination. Hear you…you evil streak in my mind…why are you so perseverant even though thy name is procrastination? […]

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It’s a deal!

Yesterday, out of nowhere, I and Pritam Barhate [he writes!] struck an impromptu deal. The deal : He is on a strict diet and as long as he sticks to it, I will write a page-a-day. For every page I write, he will write one too! Seems like an exponential equation eh? So here I am, typing the first page in the series. We have […]

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