Writing as Politics: Six years of questions and critical conversations

I started this e-platform as a online note pad cum thought repository after years of writing on social media, debating and curating platforms for change. I am a strongly opinionated person, and radical politics is something which i believe runs through the little small talk that we spew. The banter, the sexist jokes, the acceptance … More Writing as Politics: Six years of questions and critical conversations

On Writing well

Work the world, stories will flow. Travel, speak to communities, eat diverse fare, read a book per week. Curate communities of practice and invest in learning. Most importantly, create a unique value proposition in your writing. Simple, yet very sophisticated.

Business Development for Independent Writers: A Primer

I love self publishing, because I write on topics of impact in the tenor and grammar in which it is to be delivered. The IoT era, is the content centric era, as distribution is democratic. Thought Leadership is about social and intellectual capital and with the medium of the internet on smart phones, the independent … More Business Development for Independent Writers: A Primer

Questioning Impact?

As I scribble my thoughts on my six year old web blog, and narrate ideas small and major, literary and factual, writing takes on the form of an autobiographical journey, where common themes emerge which map out my interests. I have enjoyed my struggles taking on new themes every few months, jumping geographies; textual and … More Questioning Impact?

Activists as Entrepreneurs: Boot Strapping to Fund Raising

Activists are pejoratively called ‘professional dissenters’, who do not create ‘value’ by the business community at large. In fact, to invert the lens, they are intellectual entrepreneurs who are bringing their thoughts to life. An idea is undergirded by tangible resources to last a while. Activists are traditional organizations in a very corporate sense. The … More Activists as Entrepreneurs: Boot Strapping to Fund Raising

Note on Writing

Writing is very personal act for me. I let the stories stir me before I write them. It’s self expression, activism and performance all rolled into one bundle. There are inequities to be called out, inspiring tales to be narrated and conversations that need to be captured. Independent , fearless writing unlocks an energy which … More Note on Writing

Why Mr Pai is Wrong?

The JNU+FTII+HCU episode is an attempt to reduce students as ’employees’ and ‘consumers’ and not nurture citizens who should understand and aspire for a better polity. Anyone with activist leanings is labelled as ‘non-employable’ borrowing from Mr Ratan Tata as his/her spirit needs to be subjugated to the majoratarian narrative in order to work. The … More Why Mr Pai is Wrong?