Tag: on writing

Finding Your Muse

September 25th, 2012   •   no comments   


The nine muses of Greek mythology (courtesy of Greek Myths and Mythology)

Inspiration often comes in the most unlikely and inconvenient places.

For example, I may be sitting in front of my computer all ready to write a “change the world” blog post. I strain my brain. I close my eyes. I try to create. Unfortunately, I end up watching Youtube videos, responding to an oh so witty tweet, or comment ad nauseum on my friends’ Facebook updates.

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A Wordsmith’s Manifesto

October 15th, 2011   •   no comments   


Courtesy of tribe

I eat, pray and love the written word. My every spare moment is spent reading, writing, or listening to words that bring inspiration, comfort, wisdom and joy.

I am always poised to pen something down, especially when triggered by a flash of insight, moved by a scene, or teased by an idea that refuses to leave my head.

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Don’t Lose the Long Form!

June 8th, 2010   •   2 comments   


The greatest literary works Like “War and Peace” are not puny (source)

As more and more people consume information in byte-sized pieces, and veer towards Twitter, Facebook and other social networking platforms, it appears that we are losing the benefits of length.

Wait, hang on a minute. Am I telling you to be verbose and long-winded while beating about the bush? Isn’t instant, real-time and succinct responses the beauty of the age of digitisation?

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How To Write Like a King

July 29th, 2009   •   1 comment   

Courtesy of NPR.org

One of my lifelong dreams is to write and publish a book.

As a purveyor of the written word, I relish opportunities to create a polished piece of prose that can influence others or contribute to the body of knowledge in the world.
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