Writing Fever

I don’t usually post during the week but I thought I’d share this. A few weeks back, I stumbled across a writing competition at Five Stop Story. I dusted off one of my many completed stories, revised it, added finishing touches and sent it off. Last week I got news that it had been shortlisted. … More Writing Fever

Unquotable Quotes

Some people in this world are gifted with the ability to come up with brilliant quotes and one-liners (some original, some not quite so) on the spur of the moment. In most cases the not-so-original quotations might induce the “turning in the grave” phenomena for the originators. I present to you some of the more … More Unquotable Quotes

The Case of the Petrifying Professor (As Earl Stanley Gardner would have said)

In my second year of engineering, I encountered the most feared lecturer that roamed the corridors of my college. Our seniors hailed him as a genius, and he looked the part too, with wisps of curly hair springing forth from a shiny bald patch in the centre. His moustache and dark-edged spectacles rounded off the … More The Case of the Petrifying Professor (As Earl Stanley Gardner would have said)