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5 Summer Books or Movies

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

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Blogging Insights NF # 49 — “Stick-to-it-ive-ness”

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”

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Blogging Insights NF 48

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

5 Fave Summer Fruits 2022

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

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Blogging Insights NF # 46 Blogging VS Social Media ?

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 ?

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Blogging Insights NF — # 45

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

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Blogging Insights–New Format– # 44 — Novels etc.

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.