..for a writer
are like people
not just tools of the trade

Sometimes you flirt with them, tease your way with them and remember why you love them.

Othertimes you seduce them, are made messy love to, by them. A virtual orgy, a mind-burning feast of inspiration that results in an unforgettable story being born.

And then there are times when you just want to take them out to coffee*, no strings attached. And who knows what may happen next?

* Yes, this was written at one such time. Always carry a notepad and a pen.


11 thoughts on “Words

  1. Adithya July 21, 2008 at 18:50 Reply

    Hmmm, keep us posted! 😀

    Adithyas last blog post..The Dark Knight


  2. Prasoon July 22, 2008 at 07:12 Reply

    Ha – words for a reader are more like emotions.

    (S)He can be happy after reading them, sad or just indifferent. they can emanate joy or anger, empathy or sympathy even. When indifferent, it just signifies a stoned heart imo. Your words in this post made me smile btw.


    Prasoons last blog post..The hike to Mt. Fuji


  3. manuscrypts July 22, 2008 at 07:30 Reply

    hmm, a tribute to the coffee day line? 😛

    manuscryptss last blog post..Burning Issues


  4. A Cynic in Wonderland July 22, 2008 at 14:51 Reply

    hmmmm… always carry a notepad and pen indeed. dont u alwaysget the urge to write at all the strangest places?

    A Cynic in Wonderlands last blog post..In the quest of a perfect roti


  5. Pratik Bubna July 22, 2008 at 16:53 Reply

    Interesting Post…

    Pratik Bubnas last blog post..In my beginning…is my end!!!


  6. Amey July 23, 2008 at 15:15 Reply

    Hey, I can see the contact form in Reader, but no input fields are present. Any ideas?

    Ameys last blog post..Shri Mahabharat Katha – FAQ


  7. Sense July 23, 2008 at 22:26 Reply

    💡 the best ideas come when you’re on yer throne. I’m going to patent my idea of a jotter next to the toilet paper… the only problem is – what if you confuse one with the other….

    Senses last blog post..A Blogger’s Guide to the Real World


  8. arunima July 24, 2008 at 04:20 Reply

    I seldom carry one. Must do now. Ideas! they strike anytime.

    arunimas last blog post..The Dark Knight watcher


  9. Rakhi July 25, 2008 at 19:39 Reply

    The new What an Idea widget is mighty clever. 🙂


  10. Dinesh July 30, 2008 at 11:54 Reply

    Good lines, inspires a writer even more. After u said that, I feel I should have a notepad at all times, as I get titles of my blog posts adhoc while I am outside!

    Dineshs last blog post..India’s $10 Laptop


  11. Ashish August 1, 2008 at 10:15 Reply

    I love Shrikhand…yummm…i am homesick now 😦


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