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nina-amir's picture
Nov.04.2013
You’ve made it to day #4 of the Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN) Challenge. Even though you have only just passed “halfway” of the first week, you may now realize that reaching your goal—a completed work of nonfiction writing—might prove harder than you thought. Staying in the writing or...
hasmukh-amathalal's picture
May.17.2012
 I shall silently enter sixty six Life had tried enough for me to fixYes time flowed like river waterSomething to seek and something to run after  What is there to celebrate?What more is there to relate?Except something stored in mind Open its cap for people to find  Morning...
hasmukh-amathalal's picture
Nov.13.2011
Neither hate can’t be compensated Nor love can be compared or equated It is one of the unique gifts from almightyThe divine flow of water with mercy I head people saying with vengeance“Kill them at once if found guilty with negligence”There is no place for them to live on earthThey...
nina-amir's picture
Nov.02.2011
The WNFIN challenge is broken into three part: writing, publishing and promoting. Given that we are on day #2, we are in the first part: writing. We’ll start with some advice on how to ensure your creativity remains a constant flow all month long. For some writers, this creativity poses no...
hasmukh-amathalal's picture
Oct.09.2011
  When passion gets settled down Gives birth of poem and of its own It is expression from the heart You can term it real feeing and art What are we discussing today? About poor test and forceful way What poets are writing today and chase? Few short lines for readers to guess First of all it...
farzana-versey's picture
May.22.2011
  We met at a house by the sea. Her golden hair just about covered her ears and her blue eyes reflected the sky. I was meeting her for an interview, not a personality interview but a theme-based one. The chat lasted longer than the subject demanded. As I got up to leave, she asked, “...
nina-amir's picture
Apr.22.2011
I'm almost done doing a developmental edit on a memoir. The feedback the writer had received from readers and agents was that the manuscript didn't "flow." I read the manuscript and sent it back to the writer with my suggestions, and she then sent it back to me corrected for a second...
terry-odell's picture
Jun.17.2010
Quick house progress: after two quiet days, the workers were back at floor installation yesterday. The noise of power saws and power guns, the pounding of rubber mallet on floorboard getting it into place, and their radio. The smell of sawdust, of burnt wood when they cut the bottoms off trim...
aimee-liu's picture
Oct.23.2009
Long ago and far away, when I used to paint, I found that my best paintings were blessed by accident. A line would wobble, I’d use the wrong color, I’d rub up against the canvas. The undercoat of gesso would go on rough, causing the colors that came on top of it to catch and build in unexpected...
peg-crompton's picture
Aug.27.2009
Why is it?  I always seem to find so many other things, besides writing, that need my attention. There is the house to clean, the pets to take care of, the laundry, shopping, bills, gardening, mowing, shoveling snow, making calls, paperwork, and more, much, much more. I'm thinking that writing is...