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”
One with the skill of good penmanship, it is said that Year 8 student Prakriti Malla in Nepal has the most beautiful handwriting in the world. Image source: www.studyinternational.com
Some people’s penmanship skills are truly amazing and fine – it defines art at one’s fingertips and beautiful structure of information at the same time.… [Click to read the rest] “Mission 2020: Revive the Dying Art of Penmanship”
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”
The writing event of the year is finally here
Although I don’t have specific storyline for this year’s NaNoWriMo (I guess I will start with some gibberish storyline before fine tuning later), here is an interesting article I picked up on the event that might inspire you:-
… [Click to read the rest] “NaNoWriMo 2010 – Day 1”
If I were asked to guess the number one obstacle that stands in the way of a person finishing a novel, I wouldn’t choose writer’s block, a busy schedule or running out of ideas.
(All for the love of writing a good story – Image source: http://101reasonstostopwriting.com)
… [Click to read the rest] “The Unexpected Mission”
“….He knew that he was asking a very hypothetical question. He knew what would be the consequences if he does not deliver. Deepak did not say anything but instead he stood up and put his hand on John’s shoulder.
NaNoWriMo 2010 is still 3 months away…
(It is not easy to do a NaNoWriMo but once you have started, you are in an exciting ride. Cartoon source: http://theideagirlsays.wordpress.com. Copyright @ 2006 Debbie Ridpath Ohi)
I have been participating in NaNoWriMo since 2008 and thus far, the experience has been one heck of a ride.… [Click to read the rest] “NaNoWriMo 2010”
It is the time of the year again for a quick review of the path that this blog have taken throughout the year 2009.
(The maestro finally grabbing the Oscars for his music for Slumdog Millionaire in 2009 – image source: http://gudies.wordpress.com)
Read past flashbacks:-
- Started watching movies which in turn gave ‘birth’ to the movie review page
- YB Khalid Samad made his mark as loveable PAS leader
- DAP & PAS clashed on the proposed Hudud laws
- Started having doubts on the quality of food that we eat these days on the outside
- An rather embarrassing wardrobe malfunction
- The lopsided agreement is out in the open
- Nagesh, the veteran comedian passed away
- The state of Perak and Malaysians as whole got screwed
- Call for Elizabeth Wong to step down after comprising photos was leaked in the net
- Dr M said Malaysians cannot be Malaysians unless they think like Malaysians
- Slumdog Millionaire won 8 Oscars!
(Image source: www.artslink.wordpress.com)
I am sorry for not writing very regularly for the blog.
It is just that I have been busy with work and during the night and on the weekends, I have been “burning the midnight oil” on my novel for the NaNoWriMo 2009. Since I have been concentrating all my free times on this venture, as at todate I have completed almost 92% of the 50,000 words which was required to win the NaNoWriMo 2009 and I still have another 8 days to complete the balance 8% words.… [Click to read the rest] “Nearing 50,000 words”
As at todate, have managed to pass the 11,000 words threshold and should be hitting 12,000 words by midnight tonight. Having 2 days off with nothing to do have provided with plenty of free time to extend the number of words clocked.
I have created a new page to ‘consolidate’ all my NaNoWriMo novels here and hope to participate in many more NaNoWriMo venture in years to come.… [Click to read the rest] “NaNoWriMo 2009 Update 1”
(An U Boat story – Image source: http://military.discovery.com)
I spent almost 1 month to draft out my NaNoWriMo 2008’s entry titled “The Malayan U Boat” and spent probably another 1 week to clean up and polish the story.
For those who are interested to read, I have uploaded the pdf version of the story in Google Docs.… [Click to read the rest] “NaNoWriMo 2008 – Final Copy”