March 24, 2020

With a pandemic In our midst, uncertainty is the norm and though the air is cleaner, anxiety makes it hard to breathe easy. In times such as these, where can you go except into fiction? And what better fiction than that of the unreal, the fantastic and the bizarre? Indian fantasy is a riot of…

February 19, 2020

As those of you occasionally pop onto my blog know, I did a series of Young Author Program workshops last year. The good thing about the workshops besides the frolic and fun was that I was finally able to put all the stories together into an anthology- a cute little book called Ice Creams and…

November 29, 2018

I first heard of the term haibun when I spoke to the poet and novelist Rochelle Potkar. This interesting form of poetry was the brain child of Basho, the seventeenth century Japanese haiku maestro. Fusing the seventeen syllable haiku and prose leaves you with an interesting fusion for while prose can be rambling causing you…