What motivates you to write? To be honest, I don't quite know. When I was a wee lass, I wrote because I enjoyed it. These days, I write because it's the only thing I'm good at and I'm not quite ready to give it up. Not to mention that there are people out there who… Continue reading Writing Down My Motivation.
This month marks five years in my journey in my blog. Five years is a long time to stay in one Internet niche and I'm happy to have made it this far, especially when one starts a blog without any kind of idea about what to write in it. In 2012, I was feeling rather… Continue reading Ordinary Travels is Five Years Old.
Not all writing's the same. What someone would write for a creative writing class wouldn't be the same for journalism. If someone's trained to write a certain way, it's hard to switch over to another style of writing. This has been my observation, anyway. I've been reading The Silence of the Lambs for about a… Continue reading The Writing Style.
I don't always have something to say, and that's okay. We get caught up in the pursuit of goals and ambitions that we forget that it's okay to take a step back and breathe. Sometimes good things happen in the restful moments between ideas, thoughts, and progress. I once read a post about why the… Continue reading It’s Okay to Rest.
I think writing is difficult. I enjoy it, but I think it's difficult all the same. I don't think it's difficult because of the subject matters that I write even though I think it can be a factor depending on what it is you're writing about. I just think that the actual process of writing… Continue reading Fooling Myself.
I don't exactly know how people make money from blogging, but I'm jealous of them. I want to know their secrets. But it seems like they don't exactly let it out of the bag. Which, I get it, you know? Once you yourself in that corner, why would you want to share it with the… Continue reading Let’s Make Money!
One of the topics that I see come up time and again on the internet is writing out a letter to someone that you don't intend to send to that person. The idea is that it releases societal inhibitions on being polite and being allowed to saying whatever you want without receiving the consequences of… Continue reading Releasing Emotions.