In a country where English is not the main language (but rapidly becoming the chief lingua franca in upper-and-middle-class echelon), blogging in English is still perceived being elitist. Here, I have thought and listed down the conflicts non-native writers of English might face. Well, I do encounter them all the time- Thinking in … Continue reading 7 authentic conflicts I face: As a ‘non-native’ English writer
10 powerful words to include in your vocabulary this week.
This is an old post regarding the fantastic and free online tools, available for the benefit of writers.
When I first started my freelance writing journey, I was rather hesitant. I don’t have a background in literature/writing, so during the first year I was constantly on my toes whether I am doing it correct or not. Though some of my clients were quite encouraging and gave me time to edit and re-edit multiple times, other times I truly struggled about how to pen down a grammatically correct, commercial piece for the e-commerce consumers to get drawn into.
Although I am yet to own ‘professional writing in English’ like a boss, the path has become smoother thanks to a host of tools that can be found in the internet itself. If you have an aspiration to- grow your vocabulary, get guided by fellow writers or do the simple task of churning out fresh content day-after-day, then the following tools will come handy to you without any doubt-
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Last week, I was invited to the 10th B’day party of one of my distant nephews. Before hitting the venue, I needed to pick up a quick gift (for me, it’s books always) on the way. Comics or some brain-boosting activity books? I swayed but later it dawned upon me- I had no effing clue … Continue reading 3 Innovative ways of picking up books for children
This is a top quotation list in 2017
When I searched for the origin of the world hustle on Dictionary.com, it showed me that it can be traced back to 17th century Dutch-root. How it’s still going strong in 21st century’s Indian freelancing scenario is totes amazeballs. Well, hustle is the one action I have been lectured on a lot (and rightfully so), … Continue reading How not to lose your marbles while freelancing in India ?
I don’t know how many hours a day I spend browsing net on an average. I have a blurry idea (as the days are flying fast) but it must be 10-12 hours. The professional commitments hog the lion’s share of data usage. My apathy to get out of the house and have fun is other … Continue reading Sunday night whining: 3 party-poopers of Internet (my two cents)