Doing it in the old way worked better for me

I used to rely heavily on technology in my everyday work until a few months ago. For my writing, I always sat behind my desktop and typed the words in a document. For planning and scheduling, I used different applications. When I needed to create some artwork, I preferred using a computer design or drawing … Continue reading Doing it in the old way worked better for me

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How I Find An Idea For a Poem

Poems usually come to mind accidentally based on your everyday experiences and emotions, but when I need to write a poem I try some tasks to come up with an Idea. Here I list some of these. I sit behind my desk. The first thing I do is some reading. Novels, poetry collections, history, classic … Continue reading How I Find An Idea For a Poem

Selecting a competent leader determines a nations’ fate

An administrator should administrate. This is obvious. The most important task of an administrator is to decide and choose the best option among several alternatives. For a president of a country and his administration, this is more critical. Their decisions have effects directly on their nation and on the world indirectly. The president of a … Continue reading Selecting a competent leader determines a nations’ fate

Hafez: I suffered pain form a love, Don’t Ask How!

In a recent post, I have presented a Ghazal of Hafez and provided translations both from Herman Bicknell and form myself. However, I found out that I personally liked my own translation more (I'm not such an egotist ;D) which is simply put to words and easy to read and understand for nowadays reader. So, … Continue reading Hafez: I suffered pain form a love, Don’t Ask How!

Hafez: If that Shirazi Turk …

One of the most beautiful ghazals of Hafez is this ghazal. In this post first comes the original poem and then its translation by Herman Bicknell. Finally I add my own translation of the ghazal. Original Persian Ghazal اگر آن ترک شیرازی به دست آرد دل ما را *** به خال هندویش بخشم سمرقند و … Continue reading Hafez: If that Shirazi Turk …

My Tool-set for Writing, Publishing, and Promoting My Books – All Free And Open Source

During the process of drafting, editing, preparing for print, publishing, and marketing a book, many tools are necessary. Here I list all my tools, and a brief description of them and the reason I use them. Operating System: Ubuntu Studio You might heard about Linux (or GNU/Linux as open source philosophers prefer) and the world … Continue reading My Tool-set for Writing, Publishing, and Promoting My Books – All Free And Open Source