Inspired by Rachna’s post, I churned out my own Ten Commandments writers must follow to become successful: 1. Thou shalt keep notepad handy at all times, for verily thy ideas will disappear before thine eyes 2. Thou shalt strive for conciseness in thy writing, lest thy reader fall asleep before thy article ends 3. Thou … More The Ten Commandments for Writers
In honour of PGW’s 130th birth anniversary (which I remembered reading this post), I crafted the following letter. If Bertie Wooster launched a literary agency with Jeeves as his trusty assistant, what kind of rejection letter would good ol’ Bertie send to the hand-wringing writers? Fret not, friends! The answer lies below: What ho Author! … More What ho Author!
In 2006, I bought my first ever iDevice – a first generation iPod Nano. That conked this year, no doubt to the violent manhandling or baby-handling by my daughter. So I promptly caved in and purchased an iPod Touch. My husband, not to be outdone, bought the iPhone 3GS and morphed into an Apple fanboy … More The World is Job-less, Illegal Operations and other Computer Hazards
Exactly twenty years minus one week – that’s the age gap between my niece and me. But Uma didn’t think so. From the moment she set eyes on me, she believed I was an overgrown baby come expressly to steal away her beloved mother’s attentions. To begin with, she took violent exception to my hugging … More Agonies of an Aunt