Killing my darlings

‘Kill your darlings’ is unbelievably tough, but to end up with a well written book with a flow that sooths readers, every author will have to kill some of his/her darlings. I am sure most writers know what these ‘darlings’ are, and readers or non-writers can probably easily guess. “Darlings, in writing, are those words,Continue reading “Killing my darlings”

Discovering the joy of writing

Living in Boston on a self-proclaimed sabbatical, I discovered the joy of writing during a ‘Living stories’ course at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. Now, six years ago.I enrolled in this course as I had decided to write a biography and didn’t really know where to start. How does one start writing a book?Continue reading “Discovering the joy of writing”