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JK Rowling Shared Her Writing Tips

“Would you like to be an author? Read as much as you can. I’d say read anything. The more you read the better. Because it’ll teach you what you like and what you think makes a good writing. It will … Continue reading

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“Writing is an Art and You Don’t Rush Art” – Super Wealthy Authors

‎I hate disturbingly affluent authors. Not that I want to choke them to death or beat them with pebbles or decapitate them like that poor Japanese journalist. I’m not that mean, seriously. It’s more because they have the luxury and … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Book Launch

The coach mentioned, as long as my memory serves right, about this site called future.me. As he told in an exuberant manner on why everyone should visit the site and write down to his own future self, I got a … Continue reading

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Life After the Book Launch

Nothing‎ changes after the book launch took place days ago. The blue boy still gets busy with his dreams, plans and future itinerary while time is floating subtly as usual. He goes to campus, attends classes, and takes notes. Everything … Continue reading

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The Book Launch Finale

‎I step into the room, hoping to see a huge number of audience. They could be clapping now or making a round applause after a considerably inspiring talk or ultra meaningful presentation. I feel like I came into a giant … Continue reading

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Writing as Id’s Way to Overdo Ego and Super-ego

‎Back then on college, I used to study Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis. It was such a rigorous subject to handle almost no students in my class liked it, which is why I’ve been still questioning up to the very second: “So … Continue reading

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On Digital Story Telling #UWRF14

There’re some static aspects of writing, such as intrinsic and extrinsic elements of it. They’re so universal you can find them in any stories from ancient times to the digital age. These days, however, writers enjoy more varities of writing … Continue reading

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Cara Mengapresiasi Sastrawan

Di Ubud akhir pekan lalu, saya bertemu dengan seorang teman. Ia baru saja merilis sebuah buku puisi. Ia menawari saya buku tersebut. Ia merasa sangat bersemangat untuk memperkenalkannya pada semua orang yang ia temui di Ubud Writers Readers Festival (UWRF) … Continue reading

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Reporters Need ‘Space’ (read: Freedom)

Freeing your reporters to do really good works is DOABLE. Making them write 1-2 stories (with the best quality of journalism they can possibly provide readers) is one of the tricks. Don’t require them write 6-10 stories or even 10-15 … Continue reading

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I Write Best when I’m Not Told to

‎Weirdly enough, I work best when I’m left alone. No pressure, no fear, only focus and much inspiration. I guess I suck more when people around me push me to excell. This explains a lot why I often fails to … Continue reading

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She Wants Her Son to Be a Rich Author. I Laugh.

I know I’m being really MEAN. So my landlady has a son and he too wants so much to make money from this information business.  Guess what, he co-authored a book along with his senior trainer and they published a … Continue reading

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Verbal Constipation

‎Writer’s, or in my case, blogger’s block sounds too hackneyed. I hence coined a novel terminology for this: verbal constipation.‎ Just to tell you, my mind is slightly dead tired. I have been silent on my blog for a couple … Continue reading

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