Tag: Writing Tips

In the back of my mind, I had been thinking all day what I was going to write next. Sometimes when I am reading on a train, sometimes listening to a podcast, occasionally bopping my head to music thumping through my headphones, sometimes when I am walking along minding my own business thinking about my […]

MacBook Pro, white ceramic mug,and black smartphone on table

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings   The alarm went off like a thundering smack to my pleasant dream. I turned my smartphone over to hit the snooze button on the glowing screen. In my weariness, I was unsure […]

When I hand write anything I prefer using the Lamy Fountain pen over any other writing utensil. Left-Handed Confession I’m left-handed. I’m not a great hand writer. I prefer typing tenfold over handwriting. My handwriting is hard to read. I have found it challenging to handwrite in a world which celebrates the English language from […]

Picture of a Typewriter and Lamp on a Desk.

If you don’t have a passion for writing, then you’re wasting your time. Writing static words put next to each other is for the technical writers. If you’re not writing clear and concise instructions, then you are not writing with passion. Write with a passion for finding your voice. What Do I Mean? What does […]

This past week I experienced something I never experienced before on Medium. A  successful and popular article . Cue the confetti. In this article, I will detail every methodical step I took to achieve sheer popularity on Medium. How I received acceptance from my fellow writers. I will write how this validation finally made me […]

Scene from Trumbo (2015) film.

5:30 AM. I creep out of bed fighting the urge to crawl back in. Resisting the urge to snuggle between the warm sheets. Fighting the urge to keep my head resting on my fluffy pillow. Instead, I shuffle my way toward the bathroom where I take to pee and take a shower. I let the […]

Picture of two hands typing on a typewriter.

I stopped writing for a long time because I focused on perfection. Instead of filling an empty page with content. I filled it with my frustration. I had already written a novel. So far my first and only book. Every time I tried to write something else I would get stuck. I stopped because of […]

Burning the midnight oil often is the romanticized image of writing. Writing sometimes is not as beautiful as we might dream. However, the harder a writer works the more material they produce. With more material brings with it accomplishment and a larger portfolio. Time and time again I doubt my ability. All creative people do […]

Finding time to write usually means sleeping less. When writing is not yet one’s single source of income one must find time to write. I would prefer to be writing whenever I wanted and anytime of the day, but I have not succeeded in the endeavor. Perhaps one day. But not today. Until then am […]