This is going to be my first post on ‘Finding Joy’, thus the “I”. Bearing in mind that “life happens”, writing my ‘Finding Joy’ posts in parts would work best. It would take me forever to publish if I were to write one long post. “Shorts” is a darned good idea. Thanks to Dr Martina…… Continue reading Finding Joy I
Shorts (noun) – No, not the ones I wear in summer. Not this… Not even the same as on the featured image. But, in support of my desire to take my writing seriously, albeit still on the side and second priority to my work (commerce), I intend to publish one post a day. Maybe. To…… Continue reading ‘Shorts’: on being a serious writer
Of the subjects, let me first tackle self-doubt. Mine! Fate shall follow. Or, maybe they are intertwined. Who knows? Not me. Self-doubt I don’t think I know much. I can’t even bloody write a good short story with only 1,500 words. You judge for yourself. You can even vote for my short story if you…… Continue reading Fate and self-doubt
As I get ready for bed at the end of the first day of the last month of winter, I can’t help but feel as though the month of July was not only the month I was least creative but also the time I allowed myself to get lost and even bask in the glory…… Continue reading Anticipating Spring
It was just one of the many times I spent in the casino. It was a year since I suspected that a depression relapse was imminent. It was exactly a month since my nervous breakdown.
There are days when my muse sits with me as a best friend would. Yesterday was one of those days. I sat back, closed my eyes for a few seconds, covered my face with my poncho for another second, moved forward closer to my laptop to open a blank Word document and started typing. I…… Continue reading Acceptance
In my quest to just keep writing, I do my best to write at least one flash fiction a week. Even when I find too lost to submit an entry for Microcosms, I write for Cracked Flash Fiction. Not all my flash fictions make me feel good about being a writer but I think it’s…… Continue reading The Spell