The month of March is dedicated to my late grandmother. Just like March brings everything to life, she would add beauty and grace to everything around her. It is also her birthday month. Here’s a piece that brings back memories of my relationship with her. It’s the two of US There are times when I think she is me and I am her, Two peas in a pod, Two friends on a picnic, Two granddaughters playing board games, Two daughters on a stroll, Two mothers in prayer, Two artists soaked in inspiration, Two singers hitting the same notes in the song, Two minds with brilliant ideas, Two hearts overflowing with love, Two writers with unfinished novels, Two cooks with the same secrets in our recipes, Two creative souls with the same amazing genes, It’s true, I am HER and she is ME!
The joy of holding my fountain pen and writing a few lines of poetry, in my pretty, cursive handwriting was one of the most fulfilling things for me as a child. I loved and still love any kind of writing. Starting with a grocery list, journaling, to writing stories or personal essays, getting the word to meet a blank piece of paper or a blank screen, excites me. For me, writing started out as my passion and later, turned into my profession. If you are like me, and love to write, here are a few ways to develop this passion into a hobby. Reading Good choice of books and consistent reading lays the foundation for good writing. As a child, I was an avid reader and used to drown myself in any book available. My love for books and reading has added a lot of value to my journey as a writer and I think it does the same for a wide majority of other writers as well. Write it down Sometimes, ideas come to you in unexpected ways and in unexpected places. Always keep a notebook or a de