Reading is important to write – Blogging Insights #32, #34

In this post, I answer the following:
Do you think that reading is an important prerequisite for writing well? If so, what kind of reading material inspires or affects your writing?
How often do you visit the WordPress Reader?
What kind of blog posts are you more likely to read? Continue reading Reading is important to write – Blogging Insights #32, #34

Should I write about an incident whose ‘most important’ detail my brain has killed?

A couple of days ago, I recalled another incident that I was not planning to put into my story.

I want to honest with the story, then why was I planning to skip it?

My brain has killed the “most important” detail of the incident. The “WHAT?” question. Continue reading Should I write about an incident whose ‘most important’ detail my brain has killed?

Blogging about pandemic – Blogging Insights #31

In this post, I answer the following questions:
1. How frequently do you post about the pandemic? Please share links to a couple of your “pandemic posts” that you particularly like. If you have not written anything about Coronavirus/COVID-19 (seems unbelievable) what are your reasons for this?
2. What kind of “posts about the pandemic” do you like to read? (If you don’t, then pleasetell us why?)
3. How have you and your blog adapted to “the new normal”?
4. Have you seen any change in your blog stats during the pandemic? Also, are you posting more or less than you used to? Continue reading Blogging about pandemic – Blogging Insights #31

I should write more because my brain buries more memories than I think

I have stopped writing it for a while as I am trying to work out a bit on the structure of the incidents. I don’t want to go put events in the order that they happened. I want it to be more how you start with one thing and then you get into another thing and then you dive deeper and deeper. It should look like how a mind works. Continue reading I should write more because my brain buries more memories than I think

I realized where I went wrong in supporting my friend and how I could have done it better

I recently attended a safe space conversation on Instagram live which focused on what not to communicate with someone going through a tough time. The conversation took me back to the time when I tried to support a friend. Their problem appeared similar to what I had gone through years ago. So I thought it would help if I shared my experiences with them. I even tried to give them solutions to their problem by sharing what worked for me. Continue reading I realized where I went wrong in supporting my friend and how I could have done it better

When I stopped worrying and started taking control of my problems

I found a safe space, where I could be me, in a friend. He did not judge me. All he did was listen to me. He always assured me that all will be right one day. He didn’t have to say it aloud. All he did was to make me feel it. But it did not happen that day. Continue reading When I stopped worrying and started taking control of my problems