Guest post: The feminist take on equal rights

All hell broke loose on Friday the 13th with #WomenBoycottTwitter. The account of a Hollywood actress (Rose McGowan) was temporarily suspended on Twitter. Women ironically decided to protest by going silent on social media for a day. This is one of many contradictions of the equal rights and feminist movements, which this guest post addresses.  … Continue reading Guest post: The feminist take on equal rights

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Tara Kaushal: Why I write

The last time Unstuck interviewed Tara Kaushal, she was in the thick of researching Why Indian Men Rape [she still is]. This activism project spans two books and a documentary. How is Tara planning to pull it off while being a public figure, media consultant and wife? One can't deny that she is a force of nature. In … Continue reading Tara Kaushal: Why I write

The feminist on a quest to find out why Indian men rape

[Gutsy media consultant Tara Kaushal on her ambitious crowdfunded project Why Indian Men Rape] What comes to mind when I hear the word "rape" isn't the highly publicised 2012 Delhi gang rape (etched in memory as the Nirbhaya case) but the images from multiple "eve teasings" on New Year's eves in Mumbai. Gateway of India, … Continue reading The feminist on a quest to find out why Indian men rape

7 emerging genres in fiction writing

There is a silent revolution taking shape right now, and it doesn't involve guns and swords but something considered mightier: the pen (or its modern equivalent, the keyboard). As novelist Henry Giles once said: Silent, passive, and noiseless though they may be, books set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations. In … Continue reading 7 emerging genres in fiction writing

Guest post: Who’s the one who is rescued? 

When it comes to rescue cats, we're under an illusion of being saviours when we are actually the ones being rescued. This is the third and final extract Unstuck is publishing from an ongoing series of love letters which journalist Simona Terron is writing to her kitten Laurie while she's away. Read the full series on … Continue reading Guest post: Who’s the one who is rescued? 

Guest post: Second love letter to Laurie

This is the second extract in an ongoing series of love letters journalist Simona Terron is writing to her kitten while she's away (the entire series is up on the Medium app). What does it take to commit to adopting a homeless cat? “Adopting you clearly a well-thought out and logical decision. Because yes, I … Continue reading Guest post: Second love letter to Laurie

Guest post: Why I started writing love letters to a kitten

Attempting to achieve new heights in already high levels of 'crazy cat lady'-ness, Simona Terron has begun actually corresponding with her cat. Online. Publicly. The genesis It all began when I came across Series, a new kind of publishing format on the online platform for writers, Medium.com where readers could follow an author’s work as … Continue reading Guest post: Why I started writing love letters to a kitten

That feeling every writer knows

  That growing sense of dread as you approach the desktop. The groggy eyes from a night spent trying to remember that smacker of a headline. The lethargy of racking your brains over coffee. Modern-day writers are just as troubled a lot as the Hemingways and Poes of yore (not that there's ANY comparison in merit or talent, meh). In … Continue reading That feeling every writer knows