Book, Kids books, Musings

COVID-19 Diaries: Emotional

I have broken down every alternate day this week. Some days it’s been a full meltdown replete with ugly crying. Other days, it has been that heavy feeling in the head, with the tears hovering right inside my eyelids, threatening to fall. Today, the emotions are of a different kind. I received the final versions […]

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Musings, New beginnings, New Year

A Happy New Year Indeed!

Happy New Year all! I woke up New Year’s eve to the news that my yet to be published children’s book was on a list of 50 anticipated books in India. Needless to say, I was excited and more than a little scared. 41. Why is my hair curly? by Lakshmi Iyer (Red Panda; Westland Publications) […]

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Joy, New blog, Words

Oh! What fun it is

Done with my chores for the day, I switch off the kitchen lights, peek in on the kids to make sure they are fast asleep and tucked in and make my way to the study where my laptop beckons. The characters in my head are jostling for attention. Their words, their emotions, their body language […]

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Peace, Snow, Thanksgiving, Winter

Stop and catch that snowflake

Gentle snowflakes fall outside. Memories of my dad who passed away 6 years back swirl in my head. Just the good ones. I look around my home. The home is companionably silent. I pick up strewn toys and put away the discarded PJ’s  I brew myself a cup of strong ginger tea and sit to work. […]

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