“Please Make It Free”. Really?

Robber

“Great game…please make it free.”

“Lots of amazing features…I will rate it 5 stars if you make it free again.”

Check out the reviews of any paid application or game in your Windows/Android/Apple app store and you’ll notice one thing in common. Yes, you guessed that right. The irksome ‘please make it free’ comments. Want proof? Just type in “please make it free” in your browser and hit search. (As of today, Google returns approximately 24,00,000 results).

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SAD When It Rains

Ready To Work

Plaque sourced from Etsy. Feelings all mine. (Note to self: Must  wash And comb hair tomorrow)

It’s official: the monsoon has arrived in my city. And with it, so have my bouts of sadness. Don’t get me wrong, I love a lot of the changes that come with the rains. The winds are cool, everything is green and most importantly, the farmers are safe for another year. What’s not to like, right? Look at this lush view from my window and tell me it does not make you feel alive: Continue reading

Limited Period Offer: Read Busting Clichés For Free

Busting Clichés Cover - Mahevash Shaikh

Hello, everyone. Hope you are having a fun Saturday! Just wanted to give you a quick update: starting today, you can read the Kindle version of Busting Clichés for free…until Monday. Go here to download your own copy now:

1.  Amazon US
2. Amazon India

If you are based elsewhere, send me an email at mahevash@mahevashmuses.com so I can send you your free copy. All I ask for in return is an honest review. Because reviews really help an author in this manner: Continue reading

3 People Share What They Did To Improve Their Relationship With Their Parents

Parents and Kids Three Generations

For whatever reason, your relationship with your parents isn’t as healthy as it should be, is it?
No worries, you are not alone. Strange as it sounds, people all over the world do not get along with—and are even estranged from—the very people who gave them life. Since today is The International Day of Families, let’s take a look at what humans like you and me did to make things better between them and their parents.

Please note that all of them had some parental issue(s), and although none of them got a fairy-tale ending, they were able to get along better with their mom and dad. Over to them. Continue reading

Moving Forward – Busting Clichés Is Finally Available Online!

Born Classy

Hey, y’all! It’s been a long time since I have posted anything here. There’s a good reason for it though. Lately, things have been falling apart in my life. More on that some other time…all I can say for now is that I will be okay someday, and the people who have wronged me will eventually realize—and be horrified by—their sins. They will probably repent and regret as well, but by then it will be too little, too late. Continue reading