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Blogging Insights — New Format # 39 — Words

TODAY’S QUOTE: ” I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and look at it , until it begins to shine.” Emily Dickinson. MY THOUGHTS I chose this quote as a challenge since I cannot seem to relate to it, having never chosen my words with any particular care.My words are generally meant to convey … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 39 — Words


What two totally normal things become really weird if you do them back to back?  A full meal followed by a car ride on a mountain road. Trust me, you would feel really weird. What is something that you just recently realized that you are embarrassed by, that you didn’t realize embarrassed you?   This is a story that my husband loves to tell. We were … Continue reading SHARE YOUR WORLD 5-09-2022

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5 Traditional Celebration Foods

After a month’s absence, 5things Tuesday returns today with a fun topic. Today i ask you to list five of your favourite celebration foods. For me, this is quite topical as I have just celebrated Eid which is a big Muslim festival. It has a lot of yummy dishes associated with it so here goes: 1.(Sweet Vermicelli) After a month’s fasting for the holy month … Continue reading 5 Traditional Celebration Foods

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Blogging Insights — New Format#38 — experience

TODAY’S QUOTE; “In order to write about life first you must live it.” Ernest Hemingway MY THOUGHTS: Many people write about their experiences and this makes for very interesting reading both in fiction and in non fiction. Yet the “must” portion of the above quote does not follow. Writers can and do use their imaginations to create alternate realities that have nothing to do with … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format#38 — experience

Lament Of A Tree —- What do you see # 133- May 9, 2022

Does this picture inspire you to write something? People of earth,, what do you give me? Polluted air to breathe and hardly any water to drink. How can I give you fruit and shade? When will you understand, By stifling me you will ultimately stifle yourself. Written for What do you see # 133- May 9, 2022 a prompt created by Sadje of KeepItAlive. Continue reading Lament Of A Tree —- What do you see # 133- May 9, 2022

Blogging Insights — Interaction

Blogging Insights returns today after a month’s hiatus. I posted almost daily for theA to Z Blogging Challenge 2022 last month and couldn’t keep up with my prompts. So here goes : TODAY’S QUOTE “I believe the term “blog” means more than an online journal. I believe a blog is a conversation. People go to blogs to read AND write, not just consume.” – Michael … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Interaction

“Z” is for Zero — A to Z Blogging Challenge

Zero can be considered the point at which a crime occurred. It may be murder, kidnapping, assault or theft. The point in time at which it took place is most important both in real life and in fiction. This zero hour or zero point is the moment in time when the investigation begins. Events leading up to it , also called the backstory, must be … Continue reading “Z” is for Zero — A to Z Blogging Challenge

“Y” is for whY

Why are detective stories the most popular genre in fiction? What makes them so popular? Escapism Crime fiction often has a faster pace than other genres. You can lose yourself in a page-turner and forget everything else. Puzzle solving Detective stories with their clues, alibis and red herrings pose a mental challenge. You might enjoy the intellectual puzzle and try to solve the mystery. Human … Continue reading “Y” is for whY

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“X” is for uneXpected — A to Z Blogging Challenge

Something readers of crime fiction expect from every book in the genre is one or more plot twists. The unexpected occurrences over the course of time keep you turning pages until you reach the end. Of course, you expect the author to come up with plausible explanations for the twists and turns in the plot. Continue reading “X” is for uneXpected — A to Z Blogging Challenge