I’ve been editing manuscripts for a while now and I’ve noticed that it has changed the way I write a great deal. In the beginning of my career, I edited scientific literature. I learnt to read without reading at all. So I may have read a scientific treatise on ophthalmology … Continue Reading Does Editing Change the Way you Write?
For a long while now, I’ve been toying with the idea of revamping the website. That hasn’t happened yet but I suppose it will eventually. In the meanwhile I thought I should get back to blogging, something I still do where I work at InstaScribe. Recently I was part of … Continue Reading Return
I must confess I am not through blogging. I blog a great deal where I work and that has led me to the illusion that I am blogging after all and have left nothing behind.But I have, of course. Waxing eloquent about poetry is not enough– you must pursue it, … Continue Reading Recovery
Finding your voice is what all writing workshops are ultimately about. I did an exercise a long time ago, days before the daily prompts you could subscribe to. One way that works is writing a short paragraph with three characters and writing from the perspective of each character. Suppose there … Continue Reading Finding your Voice: A Simple Exercise
Reading on your smartphone can be a bit addictive and maybe even laced with distraction but have you ever tried reading your paperback or hardcover with your smartphone? Books are often very geography specific. It’s one thing watching a movie about a story set in a moor and quite another reading … Continue Reading Reading with my Smartphone
This is a podcast of me reading a chapter from my ebook ‘Unsettled’. It is the first time I’m on audio, voluntarily anyway….unless you count the times my mom and dad taped my baby ramblings. First you have to find a chapter from your book that says a bit but … Continue Reading Of Podcasts