Monthly Archives: November 2015

Writing 101, Day 17: A Map as Your Muse-Mountain Magic

7 continents, 7 summits! It doesn’t get more adventurous than this! This is what Samina Baig, the first Pakistani woman who scaled Mount Everest at the age of 21, set out to do. Samina, just 23 years old, achieved this … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 16: Mine Your Own Material

So I chose to scroll through my Facebook posts…and couldn’t stop! I went all the way to 2009 (then my eyes started watering) which forced me to hit the brakes. Gosh, one thing was clear, I used to post much … Continue reading

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Time

Sunday Photo Fiction challenge! There they were again, with their foul words and disgraceful manners, enough to make a man retch. How could chivalry have vanished among men? And the women? For shame! Where was the grace? The innocence? Barnabas … Continue reading

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Perception

My FFfAW challenge! “Melissa!” snapped Mrs. Gretchen. “Orange clouds?! Purple leaves?!” “No!” she picked up the green colour pencil and swapped it wth the unlucky one in Melissa’s small hand. “Remember class, leaves are green and clouds are white!” Melissa looked at … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 15: Take a Cue From Your Readers-Inspiration From History

Qawwali is a musical tradition that stretches back for more than 700 years. This profound Qawwali is by Amjad Sabri and is in praise of a leader in history named Hussain, who refused to pledge allegiance to a tyrant of his time called … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 14: Recreate a Single Day – Earthquake (based on true events)

8th October October 8th, my birthday and that too a Saturday! What luck! Chocolate cake, chocolate cupcakes (you can’t get enough of anything chocolatey on this day!) and presentsss! I got my first birthday text message at exactly midnight, my … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 13:Play with Word Count- Haiku

Moral compass lost All around arrogance trap Rein in attitude Day 18 NaBloPoMo/NanoPoblano/YeahNoMo

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