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On behalf of all its members, Writers Association of Bhutan (WAB) would like to wish all our Indian brothers, sisters and friends, a very happy 66th Independence Day today.
May the bond of friendship between Bhutan and India flourish forever and ever.
May peace and harmony exist amongst the friendly neighbours! Tashi Delek!
The challenge in writing about people, especially about someone famous, is that it can become sometimes the legend becomes bigger than the person. The challenge about writing people you are known to is the possibilities of ruinous consequences as it is hard not to tell all the facts, good and bad, while at the same time you don’t want to Read more »
I registered with the BMCD to attend the workshop and then the word came that I could represent WAB, which had its own advantage because it would spare me paying the Nu 2800 attendance fee. However when I did attend the Workshop I was my own man. But I still feel obliged to fulfill the responsibility that a proper WAB representative Read more »
I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to WAB administrators for giving me the chance to attend creative non-fiction writing workshop. The weeklong workshop was organized by the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy (BCMD) in Thimphu which ended yesterday. I also thank BCMD’s Executive Director Madam Pek Siok Sian Dorji Read more »
I am terribly sorry for having been away from WAB for quite sometime now and I feel completely naked and hollow. But I have been also following closely the members’ writings here. I am suffering from serious mental block like the Phuentsholing-Thimphu Highway in the late 1990s. And the feeling that I can’t write a single complete paragraph is quite strange. Read more »
Thupel and I attended the first half day of Mountain Echoes II at Tarayana Centre. Although the festival started at 10, we reached at the centre exactly at nine. Young people were already there before us. I tried to look out for someone with pot belly or lesser hair. I saw none but of course as literature bars no age, it was soothing to see elder citizens as well.
Welcome to 2011! It has been a wonderful year for us at WAB and as the New Year sets in, we have all the reasons to hope for even better, brighter and bigger year for us all. And with our dear readers and valued members, we have no doubt we will achieve our intended mission. We should all be proud of the progress we have been fortunate to have made thus far. Read more »
Four days ago, I had this silly idea running in my head. And I collected this information from WAB website. On a second thought, I realized all research works are like that, but not as silly and meaningless as mine. Now I realize it offers us some meanings after all. Let’s find out what our members are writing on WAB. Today there are 206 registered members on Writers Association of Bhutan Read more »
I am overjoyed to share with you that I represented Writers Association of Bhutan (WAB) in the closing session of Creative Non Fiction Writing Workshop organized by Bhutan Center for Media and Democracy today afternoon. It so happened that during their discussion session they pointed out the need to have an association for writers which is when we were mentioned and Ms. Pek Dorji, the organizer, invited us instantly. Read more »