The Writer’s Block…


Writing is an art. When a writer pens down his creativity with the use of magical words, a new literary piece is born. It takes immense effort to write, from beginning to the end. What to write and how to present it? It happens several times when you thought of writing something chosen but came up writing on something else. Isn’t it??? Even though when you come up writing something else which you didn’t thought of doing so and when the end result is satisfying, it is again a new creation. This happened with me several times. I think to write something specific and come out of writing something else.

Writing gives me satisfaction and I am sure it gives satisfaction to all who writes. But what happens when the writers are unable to write for some time or the thinking ability slows down for a while. The situation where writers are unable to produce their literary pieces is what we call the “writer’s block”. It is the situation where the author loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown. This is quite natural and happens with every writer. It gives the writer to take rest from writing for a while and come back with refreshing new literary pieces. Going forward, refreshment does play a role when one comes back. As the mind is ready, devoted and the best part is, one writes from his heart.

As it is said, when you write keep the heart and the soul intact in your literary work, then only readers will get the real fragrance and taste of your writing.  Don’t let the “heart and soul” missing in your work. Writer’s block is a way to revive yourself, think little different and come up with a new genre. For example, if someone is writing mostly on romanticism, he may come up writing on social issues etc. I think the writer’s block gives a chance to think differently, try different genre and also present in different way. I have been away from writing several times. In blogging world, I was silent for about six months too due to my studies and other personal stuffs but was always happy to come back. I avoid forceful writing. Whenever I have something in my mind, I try to present to all of you. Writer’s block is not a misfortune. There might me several reasons making writers to go in the writer’s block, from personal to professional etc. But there is always a chance for come back. So, what is your take on writer’s block? Have you ever been in the writer’s block? Do share your views and experience…

– Ashish Kumar

Why do I write?


Why do I write?
A question of which I never got an answer.
It gives satisfaction and pleasure.
Gives a chance to talk in leisure.
Even many think poets are mad.
They are not able to judge is it good or bad.

Why do I write?
I write as I love to do so.
Have no specific reason in doing so.
Walking in the streets of life.
I have found a good reason to survive.
Writing has the potential to change.
Requires the authors to manage.

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Why do I write?
No real reason.
Still an unanswered question.
I write to talk to myself.
One can convey his feelings to himself.
Writing power is infinite.
Rather than to remain finite.
It requires one to explore inner and outer world.
Once done, it can change the world.

Why do I write?
People say I am mad.
Yes I am mad…
Mad about writing.
Passionate about to think out of the academics.
Writing gives me inner satisfaction.
That requires giving no explanation.
Why do I write?
I write as I love to write…

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– Ashish Kumar

…KNOWLEDGE…


We all are familiar with this word. We always use this word in our day to day life. I don’t think that there is any day when we don’t use or come across this word. This word “knowledge” is of utmost importance in everyone’s life.  We also use this word in sarcastic manner whenever required. We also tease others sometimes with a joke or in serious manner that “how much knowledge do you posses???”  When we say like this or ask such type of questions to others do we ever realize what knowledge do we posses? Do we have the right to judge others on the basis of their knowledge? Do we know everything? Or we are having so much over confidence that we always try to demoralize others by throwing such kind of questions???

 

   Before i go to answer the above raised questions let me put one more question in line.

       WHAT IS A KNOWLEDGE?

How many know the answer to this question? I know this is one of the shit question being asked by someone or this might be the worst question to many of us.  But this question cannot be ignored. We should find the answer to this question. Are we really a knowledgeable person? I will not throw any more question as of now because i have already bombarded many questions.

 

So let me come to the point now. What is a knowledge. Is knowledge means reading thick books only. Or memorizing all the topics like a parrot and score good marks in the exam.  Or knowledge means understanding each and every topic thoroughly  and implement  it according to the needs and requirement. If i say that this person is very knowledgeable then within a fraction of second his/her image is generated in our mind and our perception starts accordingly. We start thinking in one direction. The picture comes that he is the most intellectual person of this world.

Here comes our fault… When we say that he is a knowledgeable person then we always perceive in one direction and that direction is knowledge related to books or “bookish knowledge”.

In my opinion there are two kinds of knowledge. They are:

1. Bookish knowledge
2. Behavioral knowledge

We all are familiar  with bookish knowledge and most of us is having bookish knowledge. But do we have behavioral knowledge.   Yes  most of us are having bookish knowledge but  when it comes to behavioral  knowledge , i am sorry to say the  count is very few.  

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In this fast moving world we are able to gain bookish knowledge and there is no problem in it. I am not criticizing the bookish knowledge which is a must requirement  to survive. We must have the knowledge related to our fields but at the same time we are forgetting our behavior or behavioral knowledge.   When it comes to behavior it is very difficult to find a person having proper behavior.

 

In the present world the number of knowledgeable person is increasing but at the same time the number of behavioral person is diminishing. There might be some reason why the behavior is getting degraded day by day. One of the reason may be the greed  to get everything even though we didn’t deserve to have it. That greed may degrade the behavior.  Other reason may be the lack of healthy competition now a days. People use foul practices in order to defeat their competitors which definitely affect their behaviors. One of the most important or i can say root cause of lack of behavior is “lack of satisfaction”. No one is satisfied now a days and that leads to unfair activities being done by them which ultimately leads to the degradation of their behavior.  

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Let me give few examples where lack of behavior is being observed.

   Suppose your friend needs your help. He/she might be in trouble and needs you. You helped him when he required. But after that there is a sudden change in his behavior. He has stopped talking to you suddenly without letting you know the reason for the same. At that time you will really  feel bad  and you will definitely think for sometime that what went wrong. Here comes the behavioral picture of a person. It didn’t costs anything to talk to that person who helped you when you were in vain. But it happens as we all know because nobody knows when and where there will be a U-turn in the behavior of a person. This is one of the biggest drawback of any person to take a U-turn anonymously which should not happen .

 

  This is one of the simple example i have given. There are many more. I am sure you all might have come across the situation where the behavior of person have hurt you. Life is such full of twists and turns.

If the behavior of a person is good then he will be happy and can lead a good life. I agree good behavior cannot decide how much sum of money will you earn in your life but its also true that your behavior decides who will stay in your life. 

 

As i mentioned above the two kinds of knowledge : Bookish and Behavioral. 

Having only bookish knowledge can make your career bright and you can earn many thing.

Having only behavioral knowledge  but no bookish knowledge  can make people available for you or you can have people surrounding you.

But having the combination of both bookish and behavioral knowledge is an optimum one which will make you a “good human being” and becoming a good human being is the toughest task… 

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– Ashish Kumar