June 2018, New Delhi.
I was in my cubicle, during lunchtime. The entire floor was empty. I still looked around just to be sure none of my teammates were nearby; the coast was clear. One might think I was trying to hack the corporate servers or watch questionable content on the office’s network. To their disappointment, I was just trying to draw the balcony view from my home.

I’d been working 12 hours shifts for weeks with no break. I’d been returning home each day, exhausted. Not only was there no time for creative pursuits, but my job as a…

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