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Hannah Shin: Your Work Is Your Duplicate

Born in a family of artists, Hannah Shin is no stranger to arts. Her father owns an art school and teaches arts and fashion. So does her mother. And she means the business. Shin, who is Korean, just graduated from … Continue reading

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Can Fiction Writing Make You a Good Journalist?

So this girl called Choi Seung-yon is a graduate of a local university. The frustrated reporter works for an online newspaper called “True Story” in Seoul, Korea. Getting bored for the unclear future of the business and being always at … Continue reading

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Haruki Murakami: "Writing a Novel is NOT a 'Healthy' Type of Work"

It’s confirmed. Writing a novel, or basically any writing-related profession, is physically unhealthy in the long run, but that’s only if you ignore your own well-being! Unlike most authors, Haruki Murakami is pretty much fit for an author at his … Continue reading

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Write Freely, Edit Cruelly

“I find that discussing an idea before I’ve written it is often the best way to kill it stone-dead.” – J. K. Rowling Doesn’t it sound too obvious? I’ve known this since like… forever? Discussing about an idea with anybody … Continue reading

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How Blogging Landed Me a Job

It’s true that blogging is my savior. I guess blogging is another channel to bring my writing to a much wider audience, which later paved my way to the job I’m having now. Here’s my story.   It’s been always … Continue reading

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How to recover from a social faux pas

We all know we shouldn’t talk behind people’s backs. there is karmic danger in uttering the words but there is a real danger too in being overheard or getting caught. Whether you accidentally hit “reply all” or spoke into a … Continue reading

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Day 1 #WritingChallenge: How to Begin?

I take on the challenge. I hate being called a loser, especially by myself. And here I am now. Still on my netbook, typing this very blog post I don’t even know how to begin. I simply type anthing on … Continue reading

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DriveBooksJkt: Donate Your Used Books Now!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY0ubik3XbM&w=420&h=345] Scott D. Hanna of Drive Books Jakarta and Nila Tanzil of Taman Bacaan Pelangi were joining the Social ‘Yoga Gembira’ band. They hoped us to take part in the charity! Donate your used books NOW! 

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I Hereby Quit Practicing Fiddle …

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPYXcPEXAGI] If a novice fiddler must have a role model, I believe it’s gotta be Sharon ‘the Posh’ Corr. Apart from her gorgeous cheek bones and one-of-its-kind nose (can’t help saying that), she plays like a goddess. And as for … Continue reading

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Verb as Complement

What is a verb complement? A verb complement is the arrangement of one verb as the object of another verb. This happens 4 ways in English: 1. With infinitives Examples: I asked her to leave. I wanted to leave. I helped him … Continue reading

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