The word…

Writing ought either to be the manufacture of stories for which there is a market demand – a business as safe and commendable as making soap or breakfast foods – or it should be an art, which is always a search for something for which there is no market demand, something new and untried, where…

The word…

Do you know what I was smiling at? You wrote down that you were a writer by profession. It sounded to me like the loveliest euphemism I had ever heard. When was writing ever your profession? It’s never been anything but your religion. Never. I’m a little overexcited now. Since it is your religion, do you know what…

The word…

“But surely to tell these tall tales and others like them would be to spread the myth, the wicked lie, that the past is always tense and the future, perfect.” -Zadie Smith

The word…

“I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.” ― James A. Michener

The word…

“A story is impelled by the necessity to reveal: the aim of the story is a revelation, which means that a story can have nothing—at least not deliberately—to hide. This also means that a story resolves nothing. The resolution of a story must occur in us, with what we make of the questions with which…

The word…

“When you’re missing a piece of yourself, aching, gut wrenching emptiness begins to take over. Until you find the link that completes your very soul, the feeling will never go away. Most people find a way to fill this void, material possessions, a string of relationships, affairs, food…I bare my soul, with words, for all…

The word…

“This is what love does: It makes you want to rewrite the world. It makes you want to choose the characters, build the scenery, guide the plot. The person you love sits across from you, and you want to do everything in your power to make it possible, endlessly possible. And when it’s just the…

5 Things I’ve Learned So Far in 2014

Four months down for 2014 and it has been an eventful one for me. From new writing schedules, projects, opportunities, and personal growth.  I am of the thought that my writing and real life are blended, intimately woven within one another, akin to an intimate dance–where one foot moves the other follows in rhythm.  1….

What I’m Writing To: Yuna

Artist: Yunalis Mat Zara’ai is commercially known as Yuna, is a  Malaysian singer, songwriter, and businesswoman Yuna describes her music as “a cross between  Mary Poppins  and Coldplay“. She explain about musical style, “I can’t believe people still hold onto that! It was a quote that I had on, like, myMySpace music page seven years ago. But yeah, what I meant to say is…

What I’m Writing To: Anthony Hamilton

Artist: Anthony Hamilton is an American R&B singer-songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin’ from Where I’m From (2003), which featured the title track single “Comin’ from Where I’m From” and the follow-up “Charlene“. He is also known for the song “Freedom” from the sound-track album  of Django Unchained cowritten and sung…

What I’m Writing To: James Morrison

Artist: James Morrison is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Rugby, Warwickshire. In 2006, his debut single “You Give Me Something” became a hit in Europe, Australia, and Japan, peaking in the top five in the UK and claiming the number 1 spot in New Zealand. His debut album, Undiscovered, debuted at the top of the UK Albums Chart….