there’s a way you hang on to words even after the last letter has escaped the lips even after the last pause even after the last exhale that is you being expectant that somehow the lie will be given up and the truth will, for once, make an appearance and when it doesn’t when it … Continue reading The Lying Game
The one thing I hate both as a writer and as a human being is clutter. I hate the sound of the word. That sound it makes when my tongue hits the roof of my mouth and pushes to the back of my teeth; clutter. It drives me nuts. And that is not the worst. … Continue reading I Hate Clutter as a Writer and as a Human Being
Last night (or should I say this morning) at around 12:30 am, I was doing a little writing. Earlier in the day, I had gone to my cousin for some movies. Now I’m not exactly a ‘latest movie’ buff so it didn’t bother me so much when I realized it was a 2014 Fantasy Sci-Fi. … Continue reading ‘The Flash’: Rewarding The Deserving Writer In Me
I have resigned to fate or whatever it is that drifts us apart Perhaps there is something else greater than our conviction that destinies are predesigned —long written before the stars.
Content creation has never been an easy task. You can ask content creators all around and they will tell you, one of the hardest parts of running a media platform; be it print or online, is developing relevant content the audience loves. Content Creators don’t only have to look far and wide for ideas, interesting … Continue reading How To Create Content Your Audience Loves (learning from James Altucher)
Every day I wake up, I ask myself, Can I really do this? Can I take one more day of this life I am so used to, and yet I never seem to get a hang of? How is today going to be like? Will it be rewarding or will I go round in circles … Continue reading 3 Reasons why being a perfectionist, or your own critic is not such a bad idea
“On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar. “—David Ogilvy A couple of weeks ago, I was working on an email newsletter for an organization I’m engaged with. Now I needed the … Continue reading How to choose the right headline for an article
When lovers meet It is like lightning and thunder Silver and Word They strike through each other They belong They fit into the skies They make light and sound They scatter the heavens and plunge the earth into great fear Sometimes they awaken rain.
Where do writers go when they no longer want to write, because I’d be the first to head there right now. I am not used to venting out my frustrations on social media. I am trying hard to keep my personal life out of people’s faces (as if they don’t have problems of their own), … Continue reading I Should Stop Writing!
Look at the fireflies They steal the night like an august memory not wanting to die And you, draw me into a morning without dreams?