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Writing at random

Sometimes I just pick up a pen and write, and then let it be for a while. This is what came out about a month or so ago, and now it is here. I like the way the stuff I am the least confident about gets put up. Such is life, I guess. Meanwhile I…

Write with a plan, but don’t plan the details

I’ve always sweated over the writing advice from various sources. Some recommend that I should plot out my story. Others say that kills spontaneity. Start with a character, and throw him into a situation… your story will emerge. Some say just start writing, it will come to you. Others disagree. How long and hard do…

Writing and blogging: back in business

Back to blogging after a one-month hiatus. Not that it was planned. But much to my surprise, writing got in the way of blogging (it is usually the other way around), so I decided to let it be. Now that I seem to have got my rhythm ( I hope), I will try again to…

Writing and blogging: back in business

Back to blogging after a one-month hiatus. Not that it was planned. But much to my surprise, writing got in the way of blogging (it is usually the other way around), so I decided to let it be. Now that I seem to have got my rhythm ( I hope), I will try again to…