Any cure for polarization of social media politics?

Any cure for polarization of social media politics?

As much as we want to believe that social media is an enabler for democratic political processes and spreading of information, there is increasing evidence that the information overload is just creating more divisions than fostering a healthy debate. You are either on the side of the political views or against the views and are subject to bigotry. In the United States, Trump supporters are labeled as racist, xenophobic, bigoted etc. The latest Post-ABC poll…

The opening

The opening

When I started to write, I researched and looked for help. I came across the website and blog of Joanna Penn (http://www.thecreativepenn.com) that had lot of information about writing and self-publishing. In one of the blogs she talked about potential opening sequences The Action Opening: Start the novel with the hero in some sort of physical or emotional jeopardy The Flashback Opening: Start with a moment of high drama from somewhere later in the novel…

Time for a Thank you

Time for a Thank you

I certainly couldn’t have done it all alone. I have had a lot of help in this ride and it is time to acknowledge that. Samta and Ayan had to face all my tantrums and writer’s blocks but they never gave up and continued to support me throughout the journey. Samta was also the first person to read an error laden manuscript patiently and in the end tell me that it wasn’t that bad. After…

Hello World !!!

Hello World !!!

It is indeed a ‘Hello World!!’ moment for me. Introducing myself to the world as an author, is definitely scary. It has been my dream since the childhood to write, but overcoming the risk of failure was very hard. But today is the day, when I am going to let go of all inhibitions and just do it. But to be honest, calling yourself an author has a different zing. I have been working on…