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Exercise & Writing Routines of Famous People

I am very keen on studying routines of famous successful and happy people and trying to emulate them. It’s so often that I start off the day with great intentions but end the day with the awful realization that I … Continue reading

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The Perfect Day

At the end of the day, when I’m in bed and the lights are out, I realize once again, that I have not kept to good routines. For instance I haven’t exercised and was sedentary all day, didn’t touch a … Continue reading

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Books Actually

When I named my other blog, I had no idea Books Actually existed. I named Singapore Actually after the movie Love Actually and the fact that Singaporeans love using that word – actually – usually slurred as act-cher-ly.Most importantly my … Continue reading

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My Favourite Writers and Books

Thanks so much to blogger whatsaysyou, who asked me about my favourite authors in the comments. I just loved the question and thought I’d put it in a post. Here’s what comes to mind right away: Yann Martel (The Life … Continue reading

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Every Sunday

Every Sunday I tell myself that the next week will be different. I will start afresh on Monday. EVERY SUNDAY. Seriously. I feel like I am stuck in limbo and not moving forward. I have been stuck in limbo for … Continue reading

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Blog Tip of the Day: Key Words vs Clever Words

There was a time when I wondered what the heck SEO meant.  I loathe technical jargon.  It always puts me off.  I’ve since found out it stands for Search Engine Optimization and it’s really important if you want more traffic … Continue reading

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Writers’ Rooms

I felt like doing a post on the writers I am currently enthralled by, and I thought it would be fascinating to get a glimpse of the rooms where they produce their magic. A personal view of the rooms, where … Continue reading

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Writing and Honesty

Lately I have become extremely self-conscious about blogging. It’s very hard to write honestly from the heart, because it leaves you feeling very exposed – almost naked. Sometimes I feel like deleting a whole post because it left me too … Continue reading

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Do Writers Prefer Pen and Paper or a Laptop?

Salman Rushdie says he only started using the computer in 1995 but now mixes up long hand and editing on a computer. Do you work on a computer? Or in longhand? Well, I work on both. I do a lot … Continue reading

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How Do Famous Writers Write?

Writing habits of Paul Theroux, Haruki Murakami, Salman Rushdie and Peter Mayle. Continue reading

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