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Writer Wednesday: 5 Fictional Guys I’ve Crushed On

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Crushing on a fictional character is quite a common phenomenon to occur to bookworms. They are forever in love with one character or another. So, I thought, why not write about the five fictional guys that I’ve crushed on over the years. Of course these are just the five off the top of my head. I have had many more crushes, and maybe I’ll write about them some other day.
Rusty from Ruskin Bond’s The Room on the Roof
I was only thirteen years old when I chanced upon this book in my school library. Our library period was that on Friday and by the time the weekend rolled around, I had devoured the whole book. I reissued the book for another week because I didn’t want to let go of Rusty. It was the first book that had introduced me to Indian Writing in English, and since then, there has been no looking back for me. I stopped trying to write stories set in the great foreign lands with a cast of foreign characters. Instead, I started looking at my city different. And in every nook and cranny…

10 Things Only A Writer Would Understand

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1. Almost everything inspires you to write. 

2. You remember every piece of conversation. 

3. You always cringe when reading your first draft. 


4. You're an expert at procrastination.

5. But you spend every waking minute thinking about writing!

6. You were more interested in the Beast's library than the romance brewing between him and Belle.

7. You're borderline obsessed with your favorite characters. 

8. You secretly fear that you sound too much like your favourite author. 

9. You try out new and ridiculous things because you want to write about them. 


10. You regularly clean out your browser history. 

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