The Craft of Writing: Two blogs with most of the prompts you need to light up your creativity
Writing is a tough hobby, and there are times of complete blackout when a writer can’t think of any topic. His spirit could be willing, but for some reason his mind can’t get the right vibe. Fortunately, a writer facing such predicament can summon some prompts, and with its inspiration break the siege beclouding his creativity. Call them magic wands, and you had be right. I want to recommend two solid blogs for writing prompts, and how they can power your writing Craft.
Using capitalization to improve a creative writing.
Capitalization of words in the middle of a sentence is a form of literary device. One reason fiction writers sometimes circumvents conventional writing standard, is to evoke certain emotion or reaction from a reader. So by breaching the strict rules of capitalization, a writer can also create a desired impression in a reader. continue reading
How you can write your own original story with your own fresh ideas.
Anyone can write an original story. It is often said that we all the same story, but there is always something peculiar to us, and that is the thing makes our story original. There is a little merit to the notion that new ideas don’t exist. Actually that is a characteristics of a lazy writer, and a rather flimsy excuse for copying another person’s work. Just to be clear, there is nothing wrong with imitation, after all it is funniest form of flattery. continue reading
Donald Trump and Adama Barrow. Two tales from two inaugurations
In the United States of America, an inaugural ceremony is underway. After that, Donald J. Trump will take the helms of world affairs. About 900,000 people will witness the swearing in ceremony, that is according to USA Today.
While the US is gearing up to showcase it’s democracy, in Gambia, Adama Barrow, continue reading
Digital Addiction: The scientific fact that our smart phones and electronics is leaving us not much better than crack heads
Does it make any sense that; advancement in mobile devices, and the increase in digital accidents appear to be in tandem? In the US alone, cell phones are credited for over a million accidents. In 2015, up to 100,000 accidents and arrests made in Japan, a connection with smartphones, according to Toyota Newsroom.
Call it Frankenstein, and you could be right, smartphones are not just accelerating mortality rate, it is also bent on taking over our senses. Over the years the debate went on about the effect of smartphone on our intelligence. Critics suggests that by simplifying most of our tasks, the smartphones does make us lazier. Smartphones can not only type our text messages, it can also supply us with word choice (mind reading), and even forces corrections on us when we type the “wrong” word. Does this takeover of our brain functions leave us more stupid? continue reading
This is a simple way of adding a Google Adsense to your sub-domain. In part this short article is my memo, but I don’t mind sharing it. Adding Google Adsense to a sub-domain is easy, follow the simple steps below; continue reading
Creating a sub-domain from the cPanel is easy, follow these simple steps
If you are a programming novice, and for some reason you found yourself meddling with a website setup, you would prefer your instructions to be as simplified as possible. Last week I tried creating a sub-domain, at first it was a little confusing. I could have figured it out myself, but it is convenient to contact my host company, and their feedback is usually prompt.
This instruction is for the cPanel control interface.
Log in to your cPanel client area.
On the left, there is an option menu. Below the home button, click product, and then form the product section click my product.
Click the view details. Your product details will open, below the billing information, there is a manage account section.
4. In the manage account section click the sub-domain option. It will open a create sub-domain box
5. In the form, type your sub-domain name and click create below the form. You should have your sub-domain
Chinese history books will be getting a makeover; an extension of the 2nd China -Japan war history.
Apparently, it’s possible for a country to abruptly edit a mutual history it shares with another country. I read this article about how the Chinese government was going to embark on a time bending trip. They will be adding six more years to the time-frame of the Second China-Japan War.
In some places, speaking to a parent in-law is a taboo
Most people will think it is ridiculous, that a culture to prohibits communication within a family. But these are real practices in some parts of the world. An article from NY Times, covered the difficult relationship between couples and in-laws, in some parts of the world. I found it interesting, and decided to summarize it in one paragraph.
Somewhere in Ethiopia, women are not allowed to use a syllable if it matches with the name of the father or mother-in-law. continue reading
Achieving a New Year resolution: Hardworking alone not enough
In 2016, Kate and Lucy each planned to publish a novel. Kate started out completely focusing on the goal. She carried out an extensive research, compiling every information concerning her topic. When she was not catering to her family, she spent her free time to writing. Eventually, she got overwhelmed and stopped. By March, her New Year resolution ended unaccomplished. An unlikely outcome for a hardworking character. continue reading