Who am I?

A writer is by nature a dreamer – a conscious dreamer.

Carson McCullers

I am Deepa Duraisamy and I am a writer. Anything you say or do may be used in a story. There, I just read you your literary Miranda rights. Just kidding! Or maybe not?

Writing short fiction is a heartfelt passion. My stories are plucked out of everyday incidents and feature characters one would easily relate to. Intermittently, I dabble with a different genre, but my strength lies in spinning simple tales, dramatic events, featuring twists and turns, tying happenings together in surprising ways!

Every now and then, I pause to reflect on something happening around me, and often write on those pensive (warning: often disillusioned thoughts) that end up lingering in my mind.

Blogger since 2005. Previous address: Deepaโ€™s Kaleidoscope. As of date, 3 of my short stories are published in 3 paperback anthologies. Enthusiastic participant in Blogger forums like Indiblogger, BlogAdda and Blog-a-thon. Finisher at 4 annual A-Z blogging challenges – 2016, 2018, 2021 and 2022.

Professionally, I work as a Data Analytics leader in the corporate industry, a profession that I enjoy for the experiences it gives me, the individuals I interact with and learn from, and for the intellectual ability it helps drive within me, not to forget its financial perks.

Avid reader. Travel lover. Absolute foodie. Beach lover. Enthusiastic singer. Enjoy the outdoors, athletic sports, random conversations, a steaming mug of coffee, the pouring rain, binge watching, and the list goes on.

Blessed to have a beautiful circle of friends and family, people I cherish, treasure and hold close to my heart. I believe gratitude is a way of living. And awareness of self-worth and multi-faceted independence are key.

I, Deepa Duraisamy, am a speck in the universe. But thereโ€™s also a whole universe within me.

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24 thoughts on “Who am I?

  1. Lovely blogs DDโค… I am not a reader but April is the month of the year i wait to read your amazing blogs.. I so wish you find a way to keep writing through out the year…great writing once again and will wait now for April 2023 ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    1. Thank you, Parag! It’s nice to be able to write flash fiction that even non-readers enjoy – short and crisp, especially now that most folks read on the phone! And will definitely aim to keep blogging more frequently through the year!

  2. I was impressed you mentioned about Mirada Rights. Most people, even in USA, do not know what is a Miranda Rights. You must be well read. Long time ago, I even wrote a blog post about it.

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  3. Totally love how you described yourself ๐Ÿ˜. You inspire to follow oneโ€™s passion. Hereโ€™s wishing you keep doing so and having fun while at it!

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  4. This introduction show me how are you as person at writer level also at personal and professional level perfectly….

    I would love read your short tales about different gener.๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„

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  5. Hey Deepa , thats so wonderful. Me too believe in Gratitude is a way of living so would like to add more line in your bio – you help people to fulfill their dream.

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  6. Usually I never comment on blogs but your article is so convincing that I never stop myself to say something about it. Youโ€™re doing a great job, Keep it up๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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