How to overcome Writer’s Block?

Have you ever had one of those days when you are just bursting to write, but just don’t know what to start with? Have you? I have plenty of those days. It feels that my heart and my head will burst, there are swirling thoughts all over them. Everything is all over the place and…

How to write characters and subjects for “Icarus” stories?

Characters are subjects or protagonists in a story. You may not always need a character while writing, but you will definitely need a subject. In The Book of Joy, the chapters are dialogues that went on between HH The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. They aren’t the characters, but the subject is joy. In…

Why am I compelled to write?

As a professional it is easy to get drawn into the race. You want to be more, to earn more, to be promoted more often and so unknowingly you start playing to the race. You follow the rules of the race. You try to beat others at the game. Soon you lose sight of what…