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  • Never-was

    By Aishwariya Laxmi You were once my fevered dreamNow, you are my migraineIt must have happened over the many nightsI lay awake staring at the eerie shadowsThe fan cast on the walls of my bedroom.I’m not altogether surprised thoughYou and I would have never happenedMaybe that certainty is what kept us from happeningWeird are the…

  • “Music is your special friend…”

    Originally posted on mail your art:
    …sang Jim Morrison in 1967. And while the music is over for the legendary frontman of the Doors, the sentence still holds true for many people. What this friend can do for you, is the theme of an anthology, edited by the US-based author Steve Carr. From heartbeat to…

  • A community for bloggers that you MUST join!

    Hey everyone! So, it’s been a while since I last posted. It’s because I’ve been crazily busy trying to do everything at once😊 But I’m happy that way, so it’s all good. I hope everyone’s doing well and staying safe. Photo by Melinda Gimpel on Unsplash I’ve been writing poems for Blogchatter’s #WriteAPageADay challenge. I’m […]

  • Interview 31: Aishwariya Laxmi

    Originally posted on Outside the Book:
    Years editing: 11Job title: Consultant editorJob description: Edits different kinds of content (from infographics to case studies) and develops company style guidesLocation: Suburban Chennai, India EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?My boss from a previous office approached me with a work-from-home offer. What copyediting training have you…

  • A Love Poem

    By Aishwariya Laxmi The day I fell in love with youA poem was bornOn the pages of my diaryThat’s safe from prying eyesYou awakened inside meEmotions strong and sublimeI thought about you all the timeFar-away echoes of a time and placeWere replaced with new thoughtsWhispers of happinessAnd an image of your faceThe person I once…

  • Interview with Author Rishi Vohra

    What’s your latest book, ‘Diary of an Angry Young Man’ about? Hello Aishwariya. Diary of an Angry Young Man is inspired by true events and the protagonist is based on a real person. The book is set in Bombay in 1992 and Mumbai in 2012, the latter around the time of the Nirbhaya incident, which […]

  • Four Books I Read Recently

    The Comfort Book by Matt Haig – This book is like a warm hug. The author shares with readers a list of his favourite movies, recipes and books in addition to his musings on life. In short, he writes about all the things that bring him comfort in the hope that they could help the […]

  • 10 classics with less than 200 pages

    Some readers get put off by tomes. Some people have lost the habit of reading books and are looking to get back to it. For the benefit of these readers, I’ve compiled a list of 10 books having less than 200 pages each. Happy reading. The picture of Dorian Gray- Oscar Wilde – 165 pages […]

  • The Teachings of Bhagavad Gita by Richa Tilokani

    With the pandemic raging worldwide, everyone is returning to their roots to find solace and seek comfort. Richa Tilokani’s ‘The teachings of Bhagavad Gita’  – Timeless wisdom for the modern age- comes at the right time to offer wisdom to those who seek it. I thank Richa for the review copy. This 226-page book, which […]

  • My Reading and Writing Pursuits Last Week

    I bought a Kindle copy each of Chinese Whiskers and Jakarta Tails by Pallavi Aiyar recently. I’d picked up both books since I love cats. However, after reading about 50% of Chinese Whiskers, I’m berating myself for my impulsive buys. I will make it a point to finish Chinese Whiskers, but I’m not enjoying it […]