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She stares with a determination that matches her fierceness. She never shows the weakness cracking her insides. The make-up covering her face creates professionalism, hiding her anxiety while her lipstick smile sells. Don’t be swayed by the swish of her hips in her shiny high heels or the cute handbag Read more…

The Lost Writer

Once again, I find myself in the Dark Forest, wandering around, watching words float around me like the moving leaves on the trees. The stones under my shoes poke through the soles, hurting my heaviness. For months, my fingers have searched for the pen, with no words to write. My Read more…

Daring to Dare

A wise woman said “I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare”. And that wise woman was Maya Angelou. Dare yourself to have faith Maya Angelou is a woman who I admire a lot. She had overcome many obstacles in her life Read more…

Exercise your Creativity

Create by imagining the impossible, the weird and the wonderful. A writer creates in their mind, using their words to share their vision. Sometimes the mind is empty, unable to create resulting in a blank, unused page. Every writer should exercise their creativity regularly, keeping their mind active to dream. Read more…

A Writer is a Reader

To be a writer, you must be a reader too. Writing is a passion, not just a job. It’s a passion for words, the formation of sentences and showing a story, not telling it. A true writer’s fingers itch with withdrawals if they don’t write regularly. A true writer needs Read more…

The Perfect Writing Spot

Many people don’t quite understand us. We, writers, are social introverts. We socialise when we must but enjoy the company of loneliness to explore our realms of writing. A writer is a lovely job with big rewards. A writer needs isolation from reality to enter the realm of their story. Read more…

Passion and Purpose

As Jay Shetty says, “Your passion is for you, Your purpose is for others.” What does this mean for us as writers? How do we apply this philosophy to our written work? Firstly, as a writer, you need to love what you do because when you love what you, you Read more…

Self-expectation

November fills the air with excitement around the world for writers. November is NANOWRIMO month which stands for National Novel Writing Month. This is the month writers get down and dirty, attempting to write a novel in thirty days. This can either be productive or stressful. It all depends on Read more…

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