Monday, December 15, 2008

Stressed out!!!

The last three days had been quite stressing. I hope writing everything will help.

Day 1 : My laptop's display flickered for two minutes and went on to a life-long hibernation. Thankfully, it's still in the warranty period, but it would be repaired only when I reach back Delhi. All my writings, my elaborated novel and movies are rotting in it. My next few days of holidays are going to be quite boring, I suppose.

Day 2 : I sent intern re-application to the professor in Scotland. Things are on the final level. I am just one application away. But, the reply was that he is on leave for a month. Another bottleneck in my work.

Day 3 : After getting awesome reviews from my friends on my novel, I showed them to my Dad. He asked me to contact a publisher, which I did yesterday only. I got a reply from them - with one good news and the other frustrating news. They are quite interested in my work but they need atleast 55,000 words in my novel to make it publishable; but it contains only 33,000 words till now. Means I would have to rub my ass on the chair for 20 more hours.

It feels repelling to work on a completed work, nevertheless once I will begin to write I am sure that I would go on and on. It's only starting a task that seems difficult.

The things that nevertheless were good, quite gratifying are
1. A portrait of a street children captured by me got published in the Hindustan Times on 12th December, 2008.
2. No. of visitors of my blogs are astoundingly increasing and awesome reviews have I got from some students and erudite English columnists.
3. My prize-money in the rendezvous photography competition got credited into my account. I am richer now!
4. Got a HP all-in-one. Scanner did its work and now my cute childhood photographs are on the net!

Just one line from the book 'The Last Lecture' instills belief in me. It's worth mentioning :

"Brick walls are there for a reason. It measures how intense is your desire to get to your goal."
P.S. Get yourself the 'wordweb computer dictionary'. It's the best. Here is the link.

1 comment:

City Spidey said...

CitySpidey is India's first and definitive platform for hyper local community news, RWA Management Solutions and Account Billing Software for Housing Societies. We also offer residential soceity news of Noida, Dwarka, Indirapuram, Gurgaon and Faridabad.You can place advertisement for your business on city spidey.

Apartment Management System
Visitor Management System
Gate Management System
Facility Management System