We writers have something we can boast about, the fact that we are magicians! I’ve always wondered about magicians, their work is hard. But ours is harder.
Why I write this is because sometimes we or others around us wonder, what’s so special about us, writers. Here is a list of ten different things that are unique only to us.(And things you can boast about) Continue reading “Why Writers are Special”
Sometimes when I go through some stacks of books here and there, I keep finding my old half-written manuscripts and I wonder why I abandoned them when the whole plot line was very good. Was it because I was scared of writing an epic fantasy with 800 pages and all? Continue reading “The Ghosts of My Drafts Past”
We are humans and are passionate people. I am passionate about writing. I try to write everyday if I can. If we are passionate about something, why hold ourselves back? What are we waiting for? A miracle, that we’ll wake up one day and do what we’ve always wanted to do. No, that’s not what we’re doing. We’re burying our passions because of our routine lives. Continue reading “Taking That Leap towards Our Passions”
When is it the best time to write?
The Counter Question
A question asked by many. Is there really an answer to something called the best time to write? I say there is. Continue reading “The Best Time to Write”
Writing the first draft is scary for first timers and it was for me, now be scared no more, push your fear into the deepest of the abyss after reading this blog post on the secret of writing first drafts. Continue reading “A Short Guide to Write Your First Draft Easily”
Oh, how I want to be motivated to write, to do something creative, to create art. Learn now, how you can do just that. Continue reading “Get Motivated”
Understanding the concept of showing and telling in writing fiction is very important as it’s one of the many elements of fiction. One can be confused by this. So let’s jump into it right away. Continue reading “Showing and Telling”
In the beginning when I started writing novels and stories, I thought a scene meant the same thing as in movies, where something happens at a particular place at a particular time. But then as time passed, I read about it and my definition of the word scene changed for good. Continue reading “Scenes and Sequels, What are they”
I write this now because I’ve finally realized the importance and effectiveness of deadlines.
Deadlines are a time limits in which a person should complete their work.
My mom showed me an article in the newspaper indicating there was a short story contest for young writers (Well the funny thing was according to them, you must have been older than 17 and younger than 50. Wow, 50 = Young writers, but maybe they mean all the first time writers)
Continue reading “Deadlines are Important and So is Your Work”
I start the debate with my dad by saying, “Suppose there is a person who has achieved something. Now a hundred people praise him for his achievement and there’s one person who gives a bad remark about his achievement and the achiever feels hurt by that one single comment rather than be happy with a hundred good comments”
So my dad says, “See, that’s where you go wrong. Look, when one person is praised he keeps going higher and higher and getting a big head. And that one bad remark will help him be on the right path” Continue reading “Importance of Criticism According to My Dad, I Agree”