The good-news stories in medicine are early detection, early intervention.
I am very interested in human-interest stories emerging from modern India. I get my inspiration and daily dose by reading the 'Hindustan Times.'
As a Punjabi, you only have to look at your own family's past to find horror stories about arranged marriages and brutality.
Everybody's got a different way of telling a story - and has different stories to tell.
I can't change the past, and I don't think I would. I don't expect to be understood. I like what I've written, the stories and two novels. If I had to give up what I've written in order to be clear of this disease, I wouldn't do it.
If I just did music, I might go insane. I need words; I need stories. And it's the same the other way around.
I'm afraid there are no magical tips. There is no secret. Writing is all about telling stories as well as you can.
When we watch stories, we learn empathy, we learn compassion, and hopefully we achieve some sort of understanding.
Without poetry, stories would be told in sepia.
You can't go wrong with major life and death stories when it comes to a competition, so I thought I'd have a go at writing one.
I'm not great at bedtime stories. Bedtime stories are supposed to put the kid to sleep. My kid gets riled up and then my wife has to come in and go, 'All right! Get out of the room.'
But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels.