How do you stay motivated to write everyday?

I wouldn’t say that I actually ‘force’ myself to write every day. Everybody has their own way of expressing themselves. Some people do it through art. Some do it through music. Some do it through dance. Some do it through cooking. Some do it through talking and other social interactions. I do it through writing….

What is your biggest pet peeve and why?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I have quite a list of pet peeves… sharing the vilest ones here… People who refuse to use blinkers while shifting lanes when driving. What do you think the rest of us are? Mind-readers? To automatically guess that at this exact instant, you’ll decide to move bang in front of…

Which position do you like?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Let’s talk about my most favorite activities where the ‘position’ is vital… Reading I sit exactly like this when I read… It’s usually on my bed or on a sofa… with lots of soft cushions all around. I may toss and turn occasionally but the cushions remain all around all…

What is the most “not Asian thing” about you?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: South Asian here. Indian to be specific. Keralite to be even more specific. So we’re talking stereotypes here, eh? Ugh! How I hate that word! Anyway… I don’t do the ‘Indian headshake’ thing. Nope. Just doesn’t come to me. I don’t like rice. Yes, I have written in another answer…

Why are so many female writers quitting Quora?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I had considered this several times. I don’t know if what I undergo on a daily basis is harassment, but it is quite disturbing. Generally, I try to stay away from writing answers on topics that I know would be likely to attract unwanted attention. It’s not that I don’t…

Are you an open book?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Oh yes I am. A book like Tom Riddle’s diary, though. People are free to write what they wish to… maybe paint a pretty picture too. But what you will see in the book will depend on what the book wishes to reveal to you. At times it may appear…