10 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

– Satyakam Ray Writer’s Block: The inability to come up with new ideas, produce unique content within a strict deadline, or write down the magnum opus, clinging to perfectionism, might lead the way for blank papers over a long time. The ink might dry a little bit, insinuating frustration and desperation for the writer. However, many authors belittle the problem by terming it too much leisure time. Thoroughly studied by Austrian psychoanalyst Edmund Bergler, … Continue reading 10 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

Bibliosmia-The Charm of Old Book Smell

– Satyakam Ray Bibliosmia is the concept where book lovers directly sniff off from the pages by keeping the book very close to their nostrils. Though this sweet but weird activity is limited to bibliophiles, still practiced worldwide. From the lonely second-hand bookstores across the globe to sophisticated libraries, evidence of Bibliosmia can be found everywhere. It’s unknown when this concept got wider attention and … Continue reading Bibliosmia-The Charm of Old Book Smell

How to Enter the Creative “Zone”? -An Analysis on Creative Flow and Hypergraphia

      – Satyakam Ray During the creative flow process, the person channelizes all his élan vital to focus on the task on hand and try to perform 100% to get a sense of fulfillment, uninterrupted joy, and the feel of esteemed self-worth. History suggests that many gifted creative writers and best-seller novelists run a little to get their optimum creative flow. Many others follow their unique but weird … Continue reading How to Enter the Creative “Zone”? -An Analysis on Creative Flow and Hypergraphia