I spend most of my free time writing classical poetry and experimenting with traditional forms and meters.
In addition to poetry, I am a struggling novelist. I’ve “completed” two manuscripts of fiction drama that deserve¬†multiple rounds of brutal editing. Now trudging through my third, a fantasy fiction/adventure novel. I’m also trying to get a 240-line story-in-verse published, aside from an anthology of poems.

And you probably don’t care that Khalid Mukhtar is my pseudonym, a result of¬†Arabicizing my original¬†Farsi name, Javeed Chida.