When You Surprise Yourself as A Writer

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 […]

How To Write Early In The Morning While Drinking Coffee

“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 […]

It’s more Comfortable for me to Write with a Fountain Pen

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 […]

Honest Passionate Writing Begins with Failure

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 […]

How to be Successful on Medium without Really Trying

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 […]

I Write in the Morning to be Less Distracted

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 […]

I Stopped Writing because I was Trying to be Perfect

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 […]

How to Find Inspiration When You Least Expect It

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 […]

I Can’t Sleep Right now So I Write

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 […]