One day, I’ll write a masterpiece

Maybe someday I’ll write a masterpiece. Something great, something bestseller. Someday, my words will echo in the farmost corners of the world and bring different surges of emotions to my readers. I’m not sure about you, but as someone who writes, I constantly feel like I should’ve written more. I could’ve said this and that. Or, I could’ve written something that made more sense. Every … Continue reading One day, I’ll write a masterpiece

The Art of Writing Christmas Letters

Christmas is the best time of the year to strengthen relationships and take a time away from screens. Get inspired, and put that pen to paper! 1. It’s a very considerate way of reconnecting with other people. Writing takes effort. Pouring your heart out into words and writing them down is one of the best ways to reconnect with people. There’s a personal touch letters … Continue reading The Art of Writing Christmas Letters

Questions an aspiring writer should be able to answer

I was taught that writing is an adventure: one’s discovery of self and soul. If you know yourself, you’ll write better books and stories. Here are questions an aspiring writer should be able to answer: 1. What subject brings you to your knees? Many aspiring writers stop in the middle of their writing journey to avoid subjects that they fear. Some people want to write … Continue reading Questions an aspiring writer should be able to answer

The 30 Day Writing Challenge

Someone once told me that the secret to having a prosperous writing life is… This may sound stupid, but it’ll work. It’ll definitely make a difference to your writing life. Here is it: “Write 1000 words EVERY DAY.” That’s it. You don’t need to buy anything. It’s just a plain and simple discipline. And when I say EVERY DAY, that’s EVERY SINGLE DAY with no … Continue reading The 30 Day Writing Challenge

Why I spend my free time writing despite not getting paid

I write because I like it. In fact, I love it. I love how these ideas just pop into my head, and how my hands won’t stop itching until I’ve beautifully put together the words floating in front of my eyes. At first, writing was a hobby. I did it for fun. I wrote stories to please myself. But as I grew, it became a … Continue reading Why I spend my free time writing despite not getting paid

Creepy Short Story Writing Prompts (Part 1)

Not my family It was just like any other normal day. The sun was awfully bright, its rays dancing into your room, hitting your eyes, willing you to wake up. You groan as you cover your eyes with your sheets and rolled over. You glanced at your bedside clock and saw that it was 9 am. But that’s not what bothered you. The house was … Continue reading Creepy Short Story Writing Prompts (Part 1)

Getting Started With Writing — The Unprofessional Guide

In the animation film Ratatouille, what caught my attention was the title of Gusteau’s Cooking Book. “Anyone can cook.” I believe that goes the same with writing. “Anyone can write.” And just like any other activity or skill, getting started is always the most difficult part. Waking up in the morning, it’s almost impossible to part with the comfort of your bed and pillows. But … Continue reading Getting Started With Writing — The Unprofessional Guide