We are still on the subject of summer. Today, let’s list five books or movies enjoyed during this season. I have been reading a lot this summer so I have only listed books: My list Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood The Testaments by Margaret Atwood You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmoud Notes from a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig Lockdown by Peter May Continue reading 5 Summer Books or Movies
TODAY’S QUOTE: ” The difference between writers who finish books and those who don’t– is that the finishers don’t stop writing until they get to : THE END.” —- Brian Hutchinson, author of Writer’s Doubt. MY THOUGHTS: Today’s quote continues the discussion we began last week. What I wanted from last week’s quote was an emphasis on perseverance for all writers and, by extension, bloggers. … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 49 — “Stick-to-it-ive-ness”
We are only half way through summer in my part of the world . There are still two more hot and humid months to get through. Most people are approaching the end of their summer vacation so I thought it would be fun to list: My 5 Favourite Vacation Activities 1. Family movie night I am a bit of a lazy homebody so this ranks … Continue reading 5 Fave Vacation Activities
TODAY’S QUOTE: “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” — Richard Bach MY THOUGHTS: ” Winners never quit, And quitters never win.” I think this is what Richard Bach’s quote refers to. Consistent effort is the basic difference between amateur and professional anything, not just writing. What do you think? I would love to know. You can leave a reply in my comments … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF 48
I believe we have done summer fruits on 5things earlier but its fun to talk about them every year. Here in Lahore, Pakistan, we have a long drawn summer that stretches over six months. We have different fruits in the early, middle and late parts of summer. This year I am trying to list my favourites accordingly. Strawberries We get these in late spring or … Continue reading 5 Fave Summer Fruits 2022
TODAY’S QUOTE ” A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word to paper.” K. D. White MY THOUGHTS When I first launched my blog in 2018 I was at a very busy phase in my life. Having taken a sabbatical from work to look after my family full time I was doing a lot. Since I … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 47
TODAY’S QUOTE “Twitter is like a calling card. Facebook is like a phone call. Blogging is like a full-fledged conversation!” MY THOUGHTS Most of my posts begin as imaginary conversations inside my head. This quote, at first, seemed right up my alley. On second thoughts it is actually about the social media platforms versus blogging. Again, blogging occurs on electronic media and it involves social … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 46 Blogging VS Social Media ?
Today’s topic is something we have done before but the difference is that today I have included frozen yoghurt. Here are my favourites: Dark chocolate Ice cream Coffee Ice cream Any sugar free ice cream orfrozen yoghurt Ice lollies Fruit flavoured fro yo What are your favourites? I would love to know Continue reading 5 Fave Ice cream & Fro yo Flavours
TODAY’S QUOTE ” Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.” — Isaac Asimov. MY THOUGHTS For last week’s blogging insights we discussed writing books or lack thereof. Lots of really useful advice poured in from bloggers who are also published authors. A tip that recurred in several posts was that good writing is all about good editing and it is difficult to have … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF — # 45
TODAY’S QUOTE: “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” (W. Somerset Maughum) MY THOUGHTS: Today’s quote divides the blogging community into two groups. 1. The first group includes those who have written/published a novel/novels, also those who are writing one and also those who have thought about writing a novel but have not yet taken the plunge. … Continue reading Blogging Insights–New Format– # 44 — Novels etc.