Category Archives: Writing

Desk Piece

So after a couple of rather forgettable homeworks at my sketch-writing class,  and a couple I have been too lazy to post, I finally wrote something I like. This one’s a desk piece. The sort of stuff you find on … Continue reading

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My First Sketch – Analyzing Harry Potter with JK Rowling

So as I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve joined a sketch-writing class. Our first homework was to find a pet peeve of ours, develop a character who embodies that irksome quality, and then to write a sketch revolving around … Continue reading

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CS-boom-de-ah-dah OR I Love Computer Science.

So I chanced up on this Youtube vid of Discovery Channel’s ‘The World is Awesome’.  XKCD had its own lyrics to it. Someone (actually many someones) made videos of it. Given that the original is a camping song called I … Continue reading

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On the Indian Literary Scene

This blogpost is prompted by this set of articles on The Open Magazine: 1, 2, 3. Hartosh Singh Bal wrote a piece about how easy it is for any British ‘writer’ to be taken seriously in India. William Dalrymple, one … Continue reading

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Fiction-writer’s block (And what to do to get over it)

Anyone who’s done a decent amount of reading, especially when young, fancies themselves a novelist. I am no exception. I didn’t get to do much writing at school. Whatever little I did get to do, I revelled in it. Most … Continue reading

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Paanch

No, not the most-watched yet-unreleased movie by Anurag Kashyap starring Tejaswini Kolhapure and Kay Kay Menon. It’s time for the annual self-congratulatory pat on the back, for not giving up on this venture for 365 additional days. Yes, The NITK … Continue reading

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An Open Request To Bangalore Mirror: Stop Lifting My Content.

I put in a lot of my life and soul into this blog. That is no secret. I also put in a lot of personal content into this blog. They have in the past led to OMGWTF sort of situations … Continue reading

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