do you want to be a writer?
Maybe you do, but you don’t know how or where to start. Maybe you aren’t sure; you’re at 50/50. Maybe you aren’t confident enough to write, but you think you can do it with a bit of guidance.
Public Speaking + Visiting Butterflies
Public speaking is probably one of the biggest fears of all of us here, and statistically speaking, about 75% of the population has glossophobia. I’m a firm believer that to conquer your fears; you should not face the battle head-on. You should take tiny steps that will help you overcome it.
Monsoon in the Maldives + Free Journaling Prompt
The monsoon season in the Maldives starts from May until July. It began by mid-May this year, and we’ve been experiencing rainy days. Sometimes it rains for three consecutive days, sometimes three minutes. Sometimes, gray sky looms over us, while sometimes, the rain falls amidst the bright day with electric blue sky. It is still…
Writing Tips to Get You Started
The most challenging part of almost anything is to start. Do you always tell yourself that you’d like to start writing, but after a minute or two of staring on a blank page, you begin browsing and spend most of your time on the latter than the first? Well, you are not alone on that.…
I Wrote Everyday For a Year. What Did I Learn?
It was an interesting day today, sunny and rainy and also warm, damp, and sticky all at the same time. Sun seeped through my curtain in the late morning, and by lunchtime, the rain poured en masse. I read all day accompanied by excessively sweetened black coffees. I sat on the cold floor of my…
On Writing: When You Don’t Feel Good Enough
It was in August last year when, I joined this online creative writing platform where we submit short stories every week. Each week has a different theme, and each theme has five prompts – that’s a lot of ideas to work on, and it’s up to the writers to choose one and let it flourish…
Writing and the Harsh Reality
Alexa Donne’s writing tutorials and advice popped up as youtube’s recommended videos several times already. I ignored it for the longest time. But last night, I finally succumbed to youtube’s persistence. I watched her Harsh Writing Advice and harsh, she really was.
Chain posts don’t reach the end, it seems. They only go in circles and the next thing you know is you’ve been tagged again. It’s been a while since I last got a chain post, years maybe? And getting tagged once again made me look back at all my award posts which led me to…
Eight Years on WordPress
Being on wordpress for eight years is no joke, and not easy. Maintaining a blog entails a lot of time and hard work and at the least, one should not forget the username (because I always forget my password) and the rest will follow.
The Sunshine Blogger Award
A lot of bloggers have declared their blogs award free because maybe, they get tired of getting and giving awards and also answering and raising questions and much more, choosing and tagging other bloggers. But sometimes, bloggers throw you interesting questions and while answering them, you start knowing yourself a little bit more. Sometimes we…
Another year has passed and my blog is turning six in a few days. It’s amazing how time flies. Last year I did a little giveaway for my 5th year anniversary but this time I won’t. This year would be more like a reflection.
One Lovely Blog Award
Una sa lahat ay salamat kay Space and Boredsensei sa pag nominate sa akin, Shukriah! Kung hindi niyo sila kilala, bahala kayo. Nawawalan kayo ng 1/4395 ng buhay niyo.