Category Archives: America

Advantages of Writing Short Stories

Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. This post is short and sweet. (Pun intended.) Let’s talk about short stories. A collection of shorts. (Wait, those are dachshunds.) There are advantages to writing shorter pieces of fiction. Not only does the writing process take less time, but many readers these days have shorter attention spans. […] Advantages of Writing Short

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5 Merits of Wonder

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. ~Neil Armstrong Earlier this week, I was watching Dr. Gay Hendricks, psychologist, body-mind therapist, & author of over 40 books, in an interview, and the concept of wonder came up.  Human beings thrive on wonder, he said, and gave examples of his […] 5 Merits of Wonder

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Free E-Books: 07.05.22

This is my weekly post of Free E-Books I have found throughout the week 😊. I usually find out about these E-Books through social media, through emails I receive from Hello Books and authors newsletters. In this weekly post, I would like to mention the books I have found and downloaded, so that others may […] Free E-Books: 07.05.22

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Half-Open Windows : an emotional soiree of Mumbaistaan

It is always a pleasure reading translations. To top it all, when it is a Marathi translation coming straight from the City of Dreams or the Commercial Capital of India- Mumbai, the feel is even better. Ganesh Matkari’s Khidkya Ardhya Ughadya has been translated by Jerry Pinto to Half-Open Windows; keeping intact the feel and […] Half-Open Windows : an

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