Tag Archives: Writing

“Give” ideas for Diwali, Christmas and other festivals

It’s festival season all over the world, with some of the most commercial festivals cropping up soon. I love this season because it encourages us to think of our friends and families; in a world that is increasingly shrinking inwards … Continue reading

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The boring delight of discipline

Yesterday, I wrote about how the secret sauce to success is discipline, not motivation. It’s a surprising insight. After all, we’re schooled to believe that you have to have a crazed fit of inspiration to achieve outstanding, jaw-dropping outcomes. This … Continue reading

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Stream of consciousness

The other day, I wrote about how only amateurs wait for inspiration to write. The real writers write, no matter what. But what if I can’t think of what to write? My mind is blank right now even as I’ve … Continue reading

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On writing

“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get going.” – unknown I’m a new writer, by which I mean that I’ve just in the past few years mustered the courage to write my thoughts and … Continue reading

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Getting started on those lofty resolutions

As the year draws to an end, I like to reflect on how the year went and what I want to accomplish in the upcoming new year. Last weekend, I wrote down that I wanted to write more, with more … Continue reading

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What I want to say

For many days now, I’ve been wondering what I want to say. Nothing comes up. It’s a sensation similar to what you would see when you peer into Homer Simpson’s head – empty space, a cavern of idiotic blankness. I … Continue reading

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Searching for my blogpost

I’ve been having trouble with writing these last few days. The inspiration to write is intact, but the question of what to write has been a bit of a, well, question mark. And so, I’ve set out in search of … Continue reading

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