Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

Written by Hand by Erica Tighe

To begin with,  I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or separate… Continue reading Written by Hand by Erica Tighe

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Non Fiction

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss

This book has been on my radar for a while. I do not remember when I first came across the name, but recently a friend had tagged it on Goodreads and I finally got around to borrowing it ( the Goodreads thing jogged my memory and pushed me into action). English is my go-to language… Continue reading Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

I Should Be Writing: A Writer’s Workshop by Mur Lafferty

When I was younger , our school had something deemed innovative called 'English Lab'. We would dissect tapes and try out different pieces to a prescribed guideline.The guidelines would consist of basic grammar, rules of haikus or other structured writing and tentative story situations. I start with this brief introduction because this book took me… Continue reading I Should Be Writing: A Writer’s Workshop by Mur Lafferty