Things I’ve learned from being unsuccessful

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” ~ Albert Einstein There had been moments in my life when I felt myself being useless, even a failure. When I thought about what I have achieved and what my parent’s expectations were, I could really cry. IRead more

Downton Abbey, reviver of my writing spirit

“To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.” ~ Euripedes In the past few months I’ve finished and rewritten my first screenplay. I’ve even sent it out to some screenwriting contests. I was very proud and satisfied and It gave me strength to carry on. The idea for my firstRead more

Carol, saviour of my writing soul

“Flung out of space.” ~ Carol Carol is literally flung out of space to me. I watched this movie a few weeks back and it hit me hard. It’s such a beautiful, delicate and gorgeous movie. Todd Haynes really blew my mind with his directing! Phyllis Nagy inspired me to keep on writing. This movieRead more

Writer’s foreplay

“Success is not the key to happiness.¬†Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” ~ Albert Schweitzer I always had that romantic image of a writer in my head: a melancholic appearance, hanging over a laptop in a coffeeshop, sipping a cup of black coffee, typingRead more

Two zero one six

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” ~ John Mason “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde I intend to start every post with an inspirational quote of a famous person. But when I started this post, the first post of the year, I couldn’t think of any good quotesRead more

Don’t think. Create!

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“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity.” ~ Ray Bradbury From the moment I finally took action to write I’ve been teased with blocks of which I don’t know how to get rid of. What to do if you just don’t know how to go on with your writing? Well, I found out theRead more

Hear, see & do.

“I hear and I forget I see and I remember I do and I understand” ~ Confucius Confucius was a wise man. I would very much like to learn from this master. Fortunately, we can still find his quotes on internet more than 2000 years later. ¬†These quotes are of very invaluable value and theyRead more