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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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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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You Do Not Choose Your Passion. It Chooses You, says John Irving

‎It’s a quarter past midnight. I just met too many people with lots of stories to tell, and guess what? There’s a voice inside my head that keeps telling me:”Write about them NOW.” My logic rebutted,”For God’s sake, it’s time … Continue reading

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Overprotective Writers as Bad as Overprotective Parents

I don’t know how it feels to be a parent with children. Yet, I know exactly how it feels to be a parent of my writing. All articles, all anecdotes, all dialogs, all social media updates, all notes I jot … Continue reading

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Great Writers Must Have Great Things to Tell

‎”You have to have something worth saying and then the ability to say it – writing is a double skill, really.”- Iain Banks That reminds me of a creative junkie named Yoris. A mentor of Yoris told me that in … Continue reading

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To Write More and Better, Get Disconnected. Totally.

Cerebral… I once said to my friend that being a writer means one should get cerebral. That entails the endurance of sitting all day long (or standing if you have that standing desk), working alone, without being and feeling lonely … Continue reading

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Secret of Good Writing

“The secret of good writing is to say an old thing in a new way or to say a new thing in an old way.” – Richard Harding Davis

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This is How Jonathan Franzen Writes #writing

“It is such a huge question. I mean I really literally could talk all day and barely scratch the surface… It’s always about TONE. If the tone is not there , then there’s no writing. And to get anything done, … Continue reading

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The Murder of Handwriting

I’ve had the extreme fondness for handwriting from an early age. I knew it when I found it pleasant to spend my spare time at my maternal grandparents’ home, writing with my tiny right hand and sharp pencils circa late … Continue reading

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