Monthly Archives: June 2012

Clichés: The secret of writing a best-seller

Lately, I’ve been glancing at a few best-sellers to discover their secret. I realized the common characteristic was the use of clichés. This is my attempt in becoming an anti-best-selling author: “She gasped,” he wrote knowing he shouldn’t have. Maybe … Continue reading

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Kafka facing me

Where I sit, there is always a small photo of Kafka facing my chair. If I look up, he’s just there looking at the wall behind me. Sometimes the photo falls on the book shelf (since it has no frame, … Continue reading

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Henri Michaux

“Some stay alive only because of their timidity.” Henri Michaux And some stay alive to challenge death, to promote self-doubt, to face the abyss behind their eyes, to laugh at things, to forget and to remember, to work hard so … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Well, I am a writer/novelist going through a long never-ending writer’s block and this blog is my attempt to stay alive as a writer. But being full of self-doubts shouldn’t entitle me to have any kind of pity. This blog … Continue reading

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