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Apologies, and back to business as usual

I thought I would sneak back to my blog and pretend I haven’t been missing for the last two months, because really, who reads my blog– I myself lost interest in the poor site, so it can’t have got that many visits any way.


Wrong. There are comments that sat un-approved for these many months, and the status counter has been ticking merrily along.

A Christmas miracle?  Who knows.

Christmas is here

Christmas Woes

This year, like most years, I’ve been pretending the year is not about to end, not yet, anyway. And a week to the new year, I cling to that make-believe. I have not posted any Christmas greetings on FB, Twitter or messages or what-have-you…I napped for 4 hours today, a little unwell, yes, but also because I don’t want to face the fact that Christmas is here, and I haven’t done much this year by way of goals. Or blogs.

I’ve written and read like crazy, or lived like crazy, but somehow at the end of the year I feel empty-handed.

Made a list of stuff to do next year: this time around it is not ‘resolutions’ but straightforward dates and word counts.

So yes, the New year is here. And to folks reading this, Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!

There, I said it.

Damyanti Biswas

Damyanti Biswas is the author of You Beneath Your Skin and numerous short stories that have been published in magazines and anthologies in the US, the UK, and Asia. She has been shortlisted for Best Small Fictions and Bath Novel Awards and is co-editor of the Forge Literary Magazine. Her literary crime thriller series, the Blue Mumbai, is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency. Both The Blue Bar and The Blue Monsoon were published in 2023.

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  • Well, you are still on my reader.

    Living, reading and writing count as productive. Happy Holidays!

    • Damyanti says:

      Thanks for retaining me on my reader, Annie. I’ll make more of an effort this year.

      Happy New Year to you too!

      Visiting you now.

  • Damyanti says:

    Thanks Darc and Gladys. Hope to be a better person and a better writer next year.

    May all your dreams and desires come true in 2011.. 🙂

  • Sorry about your problems. You have been missed. Welcome back to the land of the giving! (That is giving of yourself in the written word.)
    May 2011 realise your fondest desires.

  • DarcKnyt says:

    All the many blessings of the Holiday Season to you and yours, Damyanti. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. 🙂 Hugs from across the time zones.