As the legendary author, poet, essayist and mentor Maya Angelou had said many years back, ‘There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story within you’, any writer or storyteller worth his or her salt might know that the creative process of penning a book is nonetheless arduous than giving birth to a biological baby. But if it is a universal truth in terms of writing those untold stories, it is all the more important to get the book out for the readers for whom it was written in the first place.
Noted scholar, film-critic and film-maker Subha Das Mollick previews Amitava Nag's Murmurs: Silent Steals with Soumitra Chatterjee and finds the book impressionistic which is a must read not only for the admirers of the thespian, but also for admirers of experimental literary work.
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“The incurable itch of writing possesses many.” – Juvenal, Satire VII You are ....
Of all forms of literature, the short story is perhaps the crest jewel of good writing. It is not too long and therefore ends before one’s attention is diverted to something else.
In an open-ended story or narrative, the reader is left to draw her/his conclusions from what is presented to her/him.
Write to please yourself. And find as much pleasure as you can in the company of your work. But don’t try to draw others’ attention to your work. They shall find nothing in your work to sustain their interest.
A short story is a bit like a giant jigsaw puzzle where each piece is put together by the writer and given as a complete whole to the reader.
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