Farah Ghuznavi | The Daily Star
  • Farah Ghuznavi

  • What makes a writer successful?

    That is a really interesting question, and before answering it, there is another question that needs to be considered: whose idea of success are we talking about? Because the truth is, that could be the determining factor in providing an answer to the question being posed.
  • Stories from Life and Literature

    Glancing nervously at the dogs that lay basking in the winter sunshine, I tried to move ahead with confidence, telling myself that the venerable Tollygunge Club would never allow their clientele anywhere near animals that hadn't had their rabies shots.
  • Doesn't the Success of a Writer Depend on the Muse?

    Somerset Maugham famously said, “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” Similarly, there are many ways in which a writer can achieve success — usually through a combination of luck, talent and connections — but the majority of writers struggle to work that combination to their own benefit.
  • Old Delhi, New Experiences

    I hope that you are well in London town — and that you are missing me! Let me say at the outset that this message comes to you
  • Drawing the line

    Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world – that is, when someone is planning to do it right.