TODAY’S QUOTE ” I think I am about 5 for 500 when it comes to successful ideas versus flops. “ MY THOUGHTS Before I go any further, I would like to elaborate on ‘successful’. Does a successful idea mean one that materialises into something tangible, such as a post? Or is a successful idea one that is a hit with readers or audiences etc? If … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 59
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
There are some books that hold you in their grip, making you devour page after page until you reach the end. Usually it is crime thrillers that are page turners but fantasy fiction is a close second. Today I ask you to share five books that compelled you to keep on reading “way past your bedtime”. Here is my list : Gone With the Wind … Continue reading 5 Unputdownable Books
TODAY’S QUOTE: “The expert in everything was once a beginner.” “Beginner” and “Expert” are two ends of a spectrum and there is a long journey between them. What the world sees is usually the expert: musicians, authors, scientists, athletes, artists and so many others. They become known only when they have reached the pinnacle in their field. Although veteran blogger Fandango will probably call today’s … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 23
5 Life lessons I have learned during the lockdown : Life would be impossible without the internet. I guess the web has been a lifeline during the pandemic. Having a tidy living space is really important. Sometimes it is good to just sit and do nothing. Re-visiting old favourites is fun. Re-reading books you have enjoyed before or watching favourite movies was a good pastime … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Life lessons you have learned during the lockdown.
Share Your World Meets Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince (Book/Film Six – there is one more to go!) https://rogershipp.wordpress.com Roger’s Magical, Mystical Questions: You have just been gifted a magic wand that specializes in completing household chores. You can request the completion of only two household chores. Which chores would you assign your wand to complete? Tidying up and Cooking. With these two … Continue reading Share Your World 14.09.2020
Since the beginning of time unrequited love has been a theme in many stories. It is a common motif in books and movies. Although I myself am partial to a happy ending, the one sided love type of story is very popular. In most cases it is the woman whose love is unreciprocated. What do you think? Written for August Writing Prompts 2020 Image courtesy … Continue reading 21. “I was his but he wasn’t mine”
He could mimic any birdcall. And copy any instrument. Having an ear for music He could manage any tune. Entertaining wherever he went He was a whistling wonder. Written for August Writing Prompts 2020 Image courtesy Pixabay Continue reading 20. He was a whistling wonder