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BWW Star: Lost and Found

It’s hard to make out in the dark from my precarious position. Without losing my grip, I lean across to hear what he’s whispering.  “With you straddled across my lap like this, I could die happy at this moment with … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Varalakshmi

Her uncle died three months ago. It took him six months to die – so while it wasn’t sudden, they hadn’t expected it would be so soon either. He had fallen on a cleaver six months ago and torn something in his liver. Varalakshmi … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Us and Them

The afternoon was rather unremarkable. Dry. It was only to be made worse with a trip to the loud and congested vegetable market. I was already on edge about walking through the lanes because of my unexplained and uncontrollable phobia … Continue reading

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Look back at the Myths

Even as we are looking forward to the year 2012, we are idly wondering whether a supposed prophesy from the Mayan civilization about the apocalypse in 2012 will come true. Another year has almost gone by and we look back … Continue reading

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Inspiration for your holidays!

We, at Bangalore Writers Workshop, wish you the happiest holiday season and a spectacular New Year. May you experience love, laughter, and the spirit of giving in the days and months to come. Writers, while you enjoy those multiple glasses … Continue reading

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BWW Star: A thousand words that mean nothing

Cloaked by the shimmer of their ethnic odhnis were seven women, swaying gracefully in a circle, to the beats of the dholak. The older women beamed their smiles, clearly at ease with the eyes upon them, while the younger girls … Continue reading

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How social does a writer need to be?

There are many stereotypes surrounding the personality of a writer. When you think of someone as a writer, you think of idiosyncrasies, erratic behaviour, absent-mindedness. You imagine a person who is prone to moodiness and sudden flights of inspiration. You … Continue reading

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