Category: Writing

Category: Writing

What’s Good Writing Anyway?

Writing good content is a skill. It takes years to master the craft. William Strunk Jr.’s The Elements of Style tells us to omit needless words and be clear. That’s pretty hard, though, right? How do we know which words, phrases or sentences to delete?

On Writing: Why I Choose Silence, Solitude, and Sweat

It’s been a while since I updated this blog. I missed writing—that freestyle kind of writing where I just do it for the sake of the craft to satisfy myself. I’ve had enough of SEO, keywords, and metatags (and followers). I’ll go for sincere, transparent, and conversational posts from now on

14 Best Apps for Writers: Essential Tools for Daily Writing Stints

Have you been playing the role of Jack? Jack-of-all-trades? I bet it must have been hard to keep up with all the projects for the first quarter of this year. As far as I’ve observed, January is all about momentum. For us writers, it’s the peak season because everyone’s back to business. January is a

The Loneliest Profession Ever

“I have never felt so lonely in my life.” I thought about it three days ago while resting my eyes in the middle of my writing project. I felt it was a long and tedious day. I wasn’t effective (in writing with zeal and passion) compared a few weeks ago. What just happened? I was

Overcoming Resistance: The Writer’s Greatest Enemy

It wasn’t until I sat down to write when I found out that my greatest enemy aside from myself is what Steven Pressfield calls Resistance. (Yes, with the capital R.) Writers call it writer’s block, but I don’t believe it exists; it is just an invention of one’s laziness and procrastination.

The Power of Why

If there’s one thing a writer shouldn’t miss is this: the why in the art of writing. It just dawned on me tonight that there are good, better, and great writers out there, even bad and worse ones, and the chasm separating great ones such as these literary figures from Faulkner to Hemingway, Nabokov to

Sheer Joy of Writing

Oh yes! that sheer joy of writing freely until you get used to it. Your greatest enemy when you sit down and stare on that blank page is you. I just discovered the secret on how to overcome myself when I don’t feel like it and I know it will never be taken away from

You Don’t Wait for Inspiration

Writers’ tip: You don’t wait for inspiration because the muse doesn’t exist. Writers and artists chase the inspiration. Get to work!” #writing #nocturnal Do you agree?

Why?

Does the title matter to you? Of course it does! It can make or break a blog post to the extent where a reader can simply close the tab and visit other websites. And like every writer and blogger would love to do, I want to learn how to create catchy titles and thought leadership

Post-Valentine’s Day Letter For You!

Dear reader, (Belated) Happy Valentine’s Day to you! I want you to know I appreciate you for visiting my site. I know there are tons of great blogs out there, but you chose to be here. Here’s a warm hug for you. To spice up this blog, I am intentionally writing a letter through a

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