I was just out of college, only three days into a graduate year in England, and I was dragging a heavy backpack and suitcase through the London Underground. I was also crying uncontrollably. As I struggled to get the suitcase up another flight of steps, I was struggling to understand how my life had fallen […]
Gaiman, Neil. Neverwhere. New York: Avon Books, 1997. Reason read: Gaiman was born in the month of November. Neverwhere opens with mousy nondescript Richard Mayhew on the eve of his departure for London. For some reason he needs his palm read by a mysterious old woman. Adding to the intrigue, she tells him he will […]
Here’s Oxford Dictionaries’ “Word of the Year”. According to the Oxford Dictionaries, the word of the year is “post-truth.” It is defined as “circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” Click Here to see more.
“No one forces you to ply the trade you follow. But if you do choose it, then acquit yourself to the best of your ability. And above all, you should not think of writing as a way of earning your living. If you do, your work will smell of poverty. It will be colored by […]