For first draft: pencil and paper

For the first draft, I prefer handwriting with a pencil and paper. The most important reason for this is that I am more creative and productive with this method. The second reason is that I can avoid distractions when writing because when sitting behind a computer, notifications are really disturbing. Even if I turn the … Continue reading For first draft: pencil and paper

Journal Wednesday, April 10, 2019

To earn a living from writing is a dream for many writers. But it takes a long time and a great chance for a few to reach that point of great success and feel the joy and happiness of the moment they decide to quit their day job and devote all their time to what … Continue reading Journal Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Writing Journal – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – 9:35

Writing a novel is not a straightforward trip. It's a journey that its destination is not known beforehand. It is wandering and discovering. The journey may end soon or very late or may come to no end, but confusion. During writing a novel many characters are born in the writer's imagination and many more are … Continue reading Writing Journal – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – 9:35

Writing Journal – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – 11:27

Short stories - A tool to get readers feedback for my WIP During the writing process of a novel, the writer has to decide what to include and what to exclude. He should decide about plot twists and characters and many other things. These decisions can affect the final success or failure of the novel. … Continue reading Writing Journal – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – 11:27

Writing Journal, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – 21:00

I have full permission to write badly. Because English is weird. Even native speakers sometimes struggle with grammar rules and spelling, so for me that English is as my second language, or maybe third, it's completely normal. Another reason that I can relax when writing is the fact there is another stage in writing called … Continue reading Writing Journal, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – 21:00

For Those Who Don’t Know Chocolate by Amirah Al Wassif

For Those Who Don't Know Chocolate by Amirah Al Wassif is a collected poems book published by Poetic Justice Books & Arts (February 26, 2019) in English. Amirah Al Wassif is a writer based in Egypt and published several books in Arabic that are translated to several foreign languages. This book contains many great poems … Continue reading For Those Who Don’t Know Chocolate by Amirah Al Wassif

Creative writers have many parallel imaginary lives

Creative writers have many parallel imaginary lives. They have a real common life like any other person, but they are not confined in that reality. They can live in an imaginary life and have many different personalities. Real life and its experiences absolutely have effects on their imagination and as result their writing, but their … Continue reading Creative writers have many parallel imaginary lives