Tarneeb

From the archives, ‘Tarneeb’ is my first try at writing a Ghazal. Hope you enjoy! In a bāzār sat four Persian Sheiks, nock-knees under the table                              playing Tarneeb—none willing to lose a single pisar. Fearing their wives beating them into agar, the Sheiks eyed the dough on the table, which could buy nine of theContinue reading “Tarneeb”

Food For Thought: What is a Dramatic Monologue?

In this blog, we’ll explore the origins and definitions of the Dramatic Monologue—where it came from and how it came to be—with a few tips and ideas to start you writing your own. The ‘Dramatic Monologue’ has existed for a good few centuries now. It was in the early 19th century that the form, asContinue reading “Food For Thought: What is a Dramatic Monologue?”