My debut novel is something that I am really excited about. I started working on it in January 2016, at the time I only had an outline or a basic idea about the story that I wanted to tell. I knew I had to do a lot of research before I picked it up again. … Continue reading Top 10 Fun Facts about my WIP – Buried Deceptions
One thing I remember promising my readers when I started my blog was that the output of my blog would never be constant. I remember using the quote “change is the only constant” for this blog. True to my words, I believe the time has come for Mind and Life Matters to evolve and change … Continue reading Confessions of a Writeaholic!
All the World is my home Yet, I feel free in the wild the calming voice of the river that flows the soulful chirping of the birds they take me into a trance, into a World where I belong! This is me, this is my life my way In a world where I flow freely … Continue reading My Life My Way!
Hello Readers, First of all, please allow me to apologize for not writing or posting in a very long time! As I had mentioned in one of my previous posts, I have been busy with Grad school and have not been writing much. The good news, however, is that I am almost done with school … Continue reading Just Another Day!
Time ebbing to dusk Wolves howl at the moon when hunter calls hunted Written for Ronovan’s haiku challenge – prompt words are “Moon & Hunter” Image copyright - Mind and Life Matters
Last week, I invited Guest Bloggers to post for Mind and Life Matters and it was a huge step for me. This week, I am pleased to share the first guest post on Mind and Life Matters by none other than our stellar writer, Nicola Auckland of Sometime Stellar Storyteller. This is what Nicola has … Continue reading What Two Years of Writing Practice and Blogging Has Taught Me
It must be the effect of the photo prompt, I got to walk in the rain and jump in puddles on my way to work last week. It was a lot of fun getting my shoes soaked in the rainwater until my wet cold feet had me shivering into my bones! Well, lesson learnt – … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 39: Seasons
“Angela! Come here! You have got to check this out,” Grace called out from the backyard of their home. Angela leaned over and looked down at her sister from her bedroom window. “What is it?” she called out, “I am studying for my test!” “Oh, for Pete’s sake, can you stop studying for a second? … Continue reading The Light – A Short Story!
Dave noticed the baby clinging to his mother, he wanted to see if the baby recognized his voice. “Come here, buddy!” Dave’s voice made the baby bury his face into his mother’s chest and cling onto her tighter than ever. Anna carrying Josh in the baby carrier sling kept a protective arm around him sending … Continue reading One Summer Day – The Finale!
[This story is the 9th and second to last part of the One Summer Day Series. Click HERE to find the Parts 1 – 8 of this tale or HERE to read a brief of the story so far]. Anna heard Jim calling out to her from outside the door. It was time to go, time … Continue reading A Spark For Life!
First off, I apologize to all my participants and readers for not running this challenge for Weeks 32 and 33. I have been busy for the past couple of weeks assisting my sister help our little fellow get rid of his jet lag from the long journey and get accustomed to being around his lovely … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 34: Future
It has been a while since I started blogging/writing. As of this date, I am getting closer to the publishing date of my novel. It has been a rather long process for me given the fact that I am not a full-time writer and sometimes, go on for days without being able to contribute towards … Continue reading The Big News!
So, did you guys enjoy traveling in time? I know I did, time travel is amazing, is it not? Not just the idea of time travel, but the limericks about time travel were amazing too! All of them, brilliant limericks for the prompt. If you have not already done so, click here, to view all … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 30: Antonyms
It feels good to be back after a break from the limerick challenge. Although a break is a good thing, I will be honest; I did miss not being able to post the challenge for week 27! So here I am back with the Limerick Poetry challenge for Week 28. We hit an all-time … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 28: Rain
She stood at the intersection unsure of the next step. Turning right takes her to the love of her life. Turning left to her dreams, to everything she ever wanted. This was no road trip; this was her life! She wanted to make the ‘right’ decision! Taking a deep breath, she contemplated her options, then … Continue reading The Decision – A 100 Words Story