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I enjoy writing, sometimes; I think that most writers will tell you about the agony of writing more than the joy of writing, but writing is what I was meant to do. ~ Leon Uris

Today is one of those agony days. When writing is anything but enjoyment. But like Uris, I feel writing is what I was meant to do.

So onward march with the pen and the keyboard today , and fight them as they fight me.

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 forthcoming literary crime thriller, The Blue Bar is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency, and will be published by Thomas & Mercer on January 1, 2023.

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2 Comments

  • adamdickson says:

    Writing is a strange business. One day you’re flying, the next you’re cast adrift on an empty page. The thing to do is keep at it, one obstinate word at a time

  • Fight the good fight — the pen is mightier than the sword (and all that!)
    Yes, agony at times. That’s when I start nibbling — naughty Gladys! At such times an increase in weight!

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