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Defy Definitions

I have a long essay in this anthology. On sale at a discount via Ingram: Barnes & Noble: Amazon.com:

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Sarcasm As A Defense Mechanism

The first person I recall who used Sarcasm as a defense mechanism was a fictional character called ‘Chandler’ from FRIENDS. I used to always think

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Modern Indian Literature

I never in my wildest dreams thought it would be possible for me to get mentored by a Sahitya Akademi + X to the power

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My Chinese sign is the Snake. I was born in the year of the Fire Snake – 1977. I couldn’t get enough of Theodora Lau

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The Symbolism in Masks

Masks have been around for centuries and their symbolism runs deep. They can represent both concealment and transformation, allowing individuals to explore different aspects of

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S is for Surprise

Don’t ever assume That this is what is going to happen Life could turn out To give you a warm surprise. Moi I’m participating in

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Rain falls Water rushes through The sun peeks out Note: This is the second haiku/haibun?? I’ve attempted. This one’s based on a #Bookchatter prompt. Photo

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My friend Tan

I’ve wanted to write about my experience at the Van Gogh exhibit that came to Express Avenue, Chennai, in Q1 this year for a while.

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Putting In Long Hours

Nishi and I went to school together at the turn of the 90s. It was a convent run by Sister Andrea. I used to be

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R is for Romance

When a man and a woman Court each other Often, romance happens in the head. I’m participating in #BlogchatterA2Z – Blogchatter® to introduce better Blogging

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Q is for Quiet

What does one say with Q? Quixotic? Quiet! I choose Quiet! ‘coz Susan Cain  Melody Wilding And so many others Have shown me the way I’ve learned that quiet

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Aishwariya Laxmi

I’m Aishwariya. I’m passionate about writing, reading, marketing communications, books, blogging, poetry, and editing. I’ve donned several hats, such as freelance journalist, copywriter, blogger, and editor.


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Top Book Reviewers in India

I have been recognized as one of the top book reviewers in India by the Zorba Books! It is an incredible honor to be acknowledged this way.

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Top Book Bloggers in India

I have been recognized as one of the top book bloggers in India by The Himalayan Writing Retreat! It is an incredible honor to be acknowledged this way.

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