When I have free time for blogging, I spent most of the time drafting posts for the upcoming publications. It has never been a smooth process considering that I have general ideas but when it comes to the details, I would just stare at the screen contemplating the words to use – to start the post off and then go clueless on comes next.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: 6 Boring Things To Do To Revitalise Old Blog Posts”
In these social media days, hardly a day goes by when one will not be in touch with social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and of course, Youtube. Over the years, I have come to rely on video sites for my dose of debates, motivation talks, travels, documentaries, interviews, how-to-do tutorials, comedy, music videos, concerts, movies and other forms of entertainment.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: 3 Types of Bad Youtube Videos You Should NOT Watch”
What is the biggest challenge that I have faced in all my years of blogging? The same as many other bloggers out there – time to do a blog post. Mind you, when I say the time, this includes the time to think of the blog post idea, the time to get enough research to be done, time to draft the content and finally posting it.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: Enriched And Rewarding, 15 Years of Blogging”
I wish Happy New Year and happy holidays to all my subscribers, readers and anyone who had dropped-by to check out my blog. Your visits, comments and likes have been a great motivation to keep blogging.
Ever since I moved to my own site, I have been trying to be “more consistent” with my post of contents. Image source: elitecopywriter.com
In a way, it is a good thing because I am forced to be on my toe to look out for contents for the blog – fortunately there is no lack of source for the content, from current news, photos, my dreams and travels.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: Which is Better – Frequent Short Post or Infrequent Long Post?”
I have been blogging on WordPress.com site since 2007 (earlier since 2005 in Blogger.com) and since it is a free site where certain things cannot be done or limited (like installing plugins, monetization of the site, etc), all I had to worry about back then was ensuring that I had good content for the blog post.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: 5 Fascinating Mistakes Discovered With Self Hosted WordPress”
I did not check but this probably one of the longest mind being blank when it comes to blogging.
Working 7 days a week including working up to 10 at night on the weekdays sure pulls the energy from the mind. Somehow, I still force myself before the mind goes to sleep to take a late-night shower (I have tried but I could not bring myself to bed without a shower…it simply feels too “sticky”) and sometimes put the clothes for washing.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: When the Active Mind Goes Totally Blank”
Read past flashbacks (will try to find time to do one for year 2005):-
Welcome back everyone! Hopefully I will welcome you the same in 2013
In 2011, I could only muster 93 posts for this blog – this compared to 206 posts in 2010. Perhaps 2012 may bring more opportunity to put my thoughts on “paper” on a more regular basis.… [Click to read the rest] “Flashback – 2011”
Read past flashbacks:-
It was a good 2 days holidays but not for rest – there were plenty to do for my son and for the house. I am pretty sure that everyone has plenty of things to look out for this year (I just heard my buddies cheated
death serious injuries in the first week of 2011).… [Click to read the rest] “Flashback – 2010”
My entry for this year is titled “The Aryan Wind”…a mixed of espionage, adventure and mystery.
As at today, I managed to crawl about 10,011 words – just meeting the required daily entries of 1,666 words. Compared to last year, this year things have been slow – traveling is hampering the time to sit down and write and then there is the issue of getting a good plot down.… [Click to read the rest] “NaNoWriMo 2010 – Day 6”