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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT (which is why I typed it in caps)

Starting today, and going up every Friday around about noon, I will be sharing chapters of my 2008 Nanowrimo Novel, Chamber.

I’ve got several reasons for doing this. 121 more words

Writing

NaNoWriMo Madness

Again, I’m leaping off into the insane . . . at my busiest time of year with the holidays looming and a general sense of malaise filling my days (many teachers feel this way in late October), I’m plunging into madness and signing up to do… 114 more words

On Writing

Unchartered waters

 

In order to discover new lands, one must be willing to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. ~ Andre Gide

Revising the beast of a novel I call “NaNo2008 experiment” has me weaving and bobbing on the sea of doubt. 237 more words

Advice

White Elephant Submarine?

We have not reached to this stage yet…but it does not mean we can start to celebrate

(The strategic role of a submarine to the nation’s maritime defence cannot be ignored but what makes it stink is the way these submarines were purchased and maintained. 442 more words

Malaysia

First step to Clarity: Decide What you WANT

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. Ben Stein

If you ‘ve been following my blog at all since Dec 31, you know that 2010 is… 341 more words

Advice

NaNoWriMo 2008 – Final Copy

(An U Boat story – Image source: http://military.discovery.com)

I spent almost 1 month to draft out my NaNoWriMo 2008’s entry titled “The Malayan U Boat” and spent probably another 1 week to clean up and polish the story. 40 more words

Internet

Bibliomaniac's Guide to Reading

Some days, it seems like reading is a lost art. Sure, we read text messages and Tweets and even Japanese cell phone novels; we read on the iPhone and the Kindle and maybe even the headlines at NYTimes.com, but when was the last time you sat down with a serious work of literary fiction or long-form journalism and actually finished it? 1,399 more words

3rd World Imagineering