Day Eleven: Size Matters (In Sentences) Today’s Prompt: Where did you live when you were 12 years old? Which town, city, and country? Was it a house or an apartment? A boarding school or foster home? An airstream or an RV? Who lived there with you? Write with a combination of short, medium, and long sentences. Today’sContinue reading “Blogging Day#11 My Bungalow in Bangalore”
Pooranmashi ( full moon) after Diwali ( festival of lights), is that magical time of the year, that has always been special for me.
Day Nine: Point of View Shiela and Ryan go to the movie theatre to watch the latest movie Jung – War. Everyone at work has been talking about it, just released a week ago, the movie has already been declared a hit. The story is centered around a wronged mother, who despite going insane continues to love herContinue reading “Blogging Day #9 A sweater and a movie + 3 perspectives”
Day Eight: Death to Adverbs Today’s Prompt: Go to a local café, park, or public place and write a piece inspired by something you see. Get detailed: leave no nuance behind. Today’s twist: write an adverb-free post. I look out of my dining room window, I see little wisps of snow falling from the sky,Continue reading “Blogging Day #8 Backyard & Death to Adverbs”
Day Seven: Give and Take Today’s Prompt: Write a post based on the contrast between two things — whether people, objects, emotions, places, or something else.Today’s twist: write your post in the form of a dialogue. I am having trouble with two, just two conflicting personalities. Besides writing dialogues is not my cup of tea,Continue reading “Blogging Day#7 Conflict between feelings and thinking”
Day Six: A Character-Building Experience Today’s Prompt: Who’s the most interesting person (or people) you’ve met this year?. Today’s twist: Turn your post into a character study. Another difficult prompt. As I mull over this one and turn it over and over in my head. It keeps bringing back Mary to my mind, her relentless,Continue reading “Blogging Day#6 – Touch of love”
It is a beautiful day in spring, everyone is smiling for no apparent reason. The drive to Great Falls is gorgeous with sunlight streaming into the car. The lakes nestled in the jagged rocks and hills basking in the glory of sunlight, how lucky they are, to be out there, wild and free.
Today’s Prompt: You stumble upon a random letter on the path. You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter. Today’s twist: Approach this post in as few words as possible. The watchman is blowing his whistle and beating the streetContinue reading “Blogging Day #5 – Short and Sweet”
Day Three: Commit to a Writing Practice Today’s Prompt: Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? Today’s twist: You’ll commit to a writing practice. The frequency and the amount of time you choose to spend today — and moving forward — are up to you,Continue reading “Blogging day 3 – Committing to writing”
Ah! Brazil…So many beautiful people! So many beautiful memories! Where do I begin??? And where do I end??? If futball can bring the world together in a utopia like atmosphere where everyone is in love with the game, where words are not important, where communication with intentions and body language and miming take over it isContinue reading “The Purple plastic Rose….Ah! Brazil”