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So I lost but it's ok.

I had asked many of you for your help and you had been kind enough to vote for me in the Indireads short story contest. Well, after the voting, the top two voted entries from each genre were selected and then a winner was ch…

A little help, everyone - Part 2 !

Remember long long ago ( last week ) when I asked for your kind votes to help me get published in the Indireads contest for my story "A Second Chance"?  Well, here's an unexpected twist. We were allowed two ent…

Marvel vs DC Comic-based Movies: A lesson in long-term planning

Author's note #1: This is a geek post featuring investment planning and comic books. Yes, exactly what I said. So read at your own peril.  When people talk about the benefits of long term planning, I always use the ex…

Empowering women entrepreneurs through digital media - Open House

Dear women in India, You are as content as you choose to be. Perhaps more importantly, you can be as successful as you aspire to be. The field isn't limited to the traditional barriers of a successful household or the s…

A little help, everyone.

Okay. Long story short. A story of mine has been shortlisted in a contest where the winners stand a chance to get published. This time though, I need people to vote for the story for it to be selected over the stories of t…

Malala Yousafzai Speaks at UN

Years from now, I don't want to have to search hard to find this speech. I want to be able to find it in my own blog and replay it. It is tough finding a speech that inspires by being genuine. Decades ago, we used t…

The First Time

It was my first day in paediatrics internship after a relaxing month at ENT. The day had gone by pretty smoothly till the emergency call came to the department around 1.30 pm in the afternoon.  There had been a prem…