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Shantesh

The Luminaries

The Luminaries was the most fun I have had reading a book in ages. It’s a sprawling 832 page novel that starts out slow. It uses a very interesting conceit to structure the narrative and it’s characters. It’s also written…

Remembering Grandfather

For most children who grew up in India in the 20th century, their grandparents were always a huge part of their lives. Since women move to their husband’s place after marriage, in most cases it is the father’s side grandparents…

Firewatch

I recently acquired Firewatch as part of the annual Steam summer sale. It had been on my radar ever since I had stumbled upon their gorgeous website. The game starts with a lovely text based intro where you make some basic…

Dreams: An Introduction

Dreams are a writer’s best plot generators. While dreams or nightmares are often influenced by our waking activities like our jobs or hobbies, it’s the ones that aren’t that are truly memorable. If you thought that only the likes of…