5 Things You Love/Hate About Winter

It is still winter in most of the northern hemisphere. In my hometown, Lahore, this season is drawing to a close. Ever since global warming, our winters have shrunk to two or a maximum of three months. Small wonder then, that I love winter and I will list 5 things I like about it below. I realise that people who live through long, harsh winters … Continue reading 5 Things You Love/Hate About Winter

Writing Prompts-Blogging Insights 3.0 # 3

TODAY’S QUESTIONS: How do writing prompts affect your creativity? Do they expand it, or do they restrict it? Can they be considered ‘real’ or ‘true’ writing? What is your favourite kind of prompt? MY ANSWERS : How do writing prompts affect your creativity? Do they expand it, or do they restrict it? When I first started blogging, I was skeptical of writing prompts. I thought … Continue reading Writing Prompts-Blogging Insights 3.0 # 3

5 Things Tuesday — Global Change

If you could make 5 changes to the world, what would they be? Here’s my list : 1. End of Pollution 2. Reversal of Global Warming 3. No more Covid 19 or any other disease causing menace. 4. End of war, genocide, suppression, oppression and discrimination. 5. A better human race. What changes would you like to see in the world ? Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — Global Change

How do you write? Blogging Insights 3.0 – 2

For today’s installment of Blogging Insights, I am going with the Q and A format. TODAY’S QUESTIONS : Do you write directly on a device? Are you old school, do you write on paper first?Do you re-draft? If so, how many times? MY ANSWERS: Do you write directly on a device? Are you old school, do you write on paper first? When I launched my … Continue reading How do you write? Blogging Insights 3.0 – 2

Blogging Insights 3.0 — 1

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” VS “Break the mold.” Which of these do you believe, as pertaining to your blogging? My Thoughts: Today’s topic applies directly to blogging and to this prompt in particular. About a year after I had begun Blogging Insights in its Q&A format, I got a little bored with it. I asked other bloggers what to do. Blogger Rory … Continue reading Blogging Insights 3.0 — 1

5 Things Tuesday — “Anti – Resolutions “

Every new year you see articles and posts all around you discussing new year’s resolutions. Very often people make lofty promises to themselves which they usually break before the end of January. Today I ask you to name 5 “Anti – resolutions” or “Un – resolutions “ 5 Things You Plan Not Doing This Year Here’s my list : Trying to do too much. Growing … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — “Anti – Resolutions “

Blogging Insights 3.0 — Mixing it up.

I began the Blogging Insights prompt more than three years ago. At that time it had a Q and A format inspired by Rory Matier’s ‘Blog Series Questions’ and Fandango’s FPQ (Fandango’s Provocative Question). Blogging Insights was my first attempt at running a prompt, and I was pleasantly surprised that it took off. We discussed many topics relating to blogging/writing. I learned a lot from … Continue reading Blogging Insights 3.0 — Mixing it up.