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How Smoking Writers Quit Smoking Successfully

Creative people and caffeine and tobacco are like a trio. When I was working at an advertising agency, I came to learn this fact the hard way. With me as an exception, everyone in the office is a smoker and … Continue reading

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Monetizing Your English Writing Skills

“A writer is a reader, listener and thinker who writes.” – Akhlis Purnomo There’s nothing better than sharing your experience with all the people around you. When it comes to experience, even sharing what seems so trivial, no-brainer, basic and … Continue reading

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Kutipan-kutipan Paling Berbobot dari Novel 1Q84 Karya Haruki Murakami (4)

“I am who I am, no matter who or what I am connected with – or not connected with.” – p 900 “But I found that the longer you teach, the more you feel like a total stranger to yourself.”- … Continue reading

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On Adulthood

‎”So how old were you on your birthday last month?” Tengo asked, changing subjects. “Twenty three. A full-fledged adult.” “Of course,” Tengo said. He was already thirty but yet to have a sense of himself as an adult. It just … Continue reading

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Bagaimana Menulis Membuat Anda Lebih Sehat

Menulis menurut Haruki Murakami adalah salah satu aktivitas yang kurang sehat. Ada betulnya memang. Bayangkan Anda harus duduk di sebuah kursi di dalam ruangan selama belasan jam lamanya setiap hari sampai lupa (atau melupakan) kegiatan lainnya seperti makan, minum, atau … Continue reading

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Kutipan-kutipan Terbaik Novel 1Q84 (3)

‎”Working in an unfamiliar place, away from your daily routine, was invigorating.” (page 776‎) “Number one on the list now was a diet book entitled Eat as Much as You Want of the Food You Love and Still Love Weight. … Continue reading

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Kutipan Paling Berkesan dari Novel Haruki Murakami '1Q84' (Jilid 2)

Kutipan terbaik di buku ini menurut saya adalah… 1.”Jika pistol muncul dalam cerita, maka harus ditembakkan. […] Maksudnya, jangan memunculkan alat yang tidak semestinya dalam cerita. Kalau pistol muncul, ya harus ditembakkan pada suatu adegan dalam cerita. Chekhov suka mengarang … Continue reading

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Kisah Tikus dan Kucing Vegetarian

Kebohongan kadang bukan tentang memelintir fakta tetapi memenggalnya sedemikian rupa demi keuntungan tertentu. “Seekor tikus bertemu dengan kucing jantan besar di loteng kecil di bawah atap. Tikus itu terdesak ke pojok, tak bisa melarikan diri. Sambil gemetaran, tikus berkata,’Tuan Kucing, … Continue reading

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25 Kutipan Paling Berkesan dalam Novel Haruki Murakami '1Q84' (Jilid 1)

Mengumpulkan kalimat-kalimat yang paling layak dijadikan kutipan sungguh mengasyikkan. Saya bisa menghabiskan waktu cuma untuk membaca, merunut alur pikir pengarang dan merasakan kesan setiap baris kalimat dalam pikiran dan perasaan sembari menggarisi buku semau saya (suatu sensasi yang tidak bisa … Continue reading

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Filosofi Kaleng Biskuit ala Midori Kobayashi

Filosofi hidup bisa diambil dari cara menikmati sekaleng biskuit. Continue reading

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