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Day 16: Camp NaNo (April)

Lots happened since the last post, not just in terms of writing, but my personal life as well. Today was Day 16 of Camp NaNo. Sometime this week, I upped my NaNo goal from 25K to 50K. Unlike NaNo in … Continue reading

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How feminist is Gone Girl?

I remember looking at the picture of the slender Gillian Flynn beside the description of Gone Girl on Kwench and wondering, ‘Wow, how pretty she is!’ To believe something such sinister could be plotted and made into a book by someone so … Continue reading

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Of ends and beginnings

I had a series of life-changing experiences since the last post. A few hours just before we were about to board the train, we were informed that my maternal grandfather passed away. At first I was shocked. The tears came … Continue reading

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Day 7 of Writing 101: Homecoming

“There is more to a boy than what his mother sees. There is more to a boy then what his father dreams. Inside every boy lies a heart that beats. And sometimes it screams, refusing to take defeat. And sometimes … Continue reading

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Day 5 of Writing 101: Home Sweet Home

Home is a person. If you're lucky, home is yourself. — Duchess Goldblatt (@duchessgoldblat) May 13, 2015 In the Day 3 post, I talked about home and whether being happy on my own, far from home, made me selfish. If … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Writing 101: Am I Selfish?

My mother tells me as a kid I was never upset when I had to be away from home (e.g visiting aunts with Grandpa). I was content wherever I was, never asking after my mother or little brother. Mother says … Continue reading

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The best teacher of my childhood – Teacher’s Day Special

They say,the teacher is like a candle. It consumes itself to light the way for others. Today, let me introduce you all to the person whom my consider the best teacher of my childhood – my uncle**. I wish a … Continue reading

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