2016 – A Pretty Good Year?

That header, the title above, seems strange to type out and read – saying it and hearing myself say it is even stranger. At this point I have to admit even I’m not sure if I’m being sarcastic or not. But was it really that terrible a year? As horrible as we’re all imagining it?…

The power of a picture to open minds.

I received this video clip on my phone and in a rare instance, really wanted to share it (originally from Huffpost somewhere/when). A photographer named Platon talks about how a photograph he took without even realising some details about what he was shooting turned out to be not just uniquely powerful, but also showed how…

Fear is the mind-killer: Simple writer-ly advice.

I’m pretty sure you know exactly what I mean if I talk about having days when laziness and lack of creative ideas keep you from working on something, anything. Not just for writers of course, but for creative people in general this is a big deterrant. Some people are of the super-disciplined school of “I…

Hinglish – Humorous losses in translation!

So, I was interviewed recently by IndianComicsFandom and they very kindly gave me a lot of space to talk about things. It was a lot of fun and the fact that it was done in Hindi instead of English was a change of pace for sure! I’ll admit, that there was some google translate involved…

Why Facebook can go like itself in the arse: 2016 v1.0

Dear Facebook peeps, Firstly, love you guys – only true saints would take out the time to indulge a crazy person like me and for that I thank you. You know, for following me and all that. I’ve had some recent issues with Facebook and remain cautiously optimistic but I don’t see Facebook coming around…

An open letter to Indian comic readers.

To all my fellow desi comic readers, I’ve been pondering for years now and am still unable to answer certain dilemmas as a member of the India-indie-comics-scene and part-time publisher, so I’m putting it all out to you, the readers, and want to see what your reactions and thoughts are on these matters.