Monthly Archives: November 2012

You Might Be Around Somewhere

It’s been a week now since we put you to rest. A lot has happened since then. I don’t know how to say this but every time I sit in your car to drive the kids to the metro station … Continue reading

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I Lost My Better Half

Perhaps some of you may be wondering why I haven’t posted anything for quite a while now when in the past I tried to write almost every day, or more specifically post an article every other day. A week ago … Continue reading

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Because That’s The Rule

Many years ago when my daughter was just three years old and hadn’t started school yet, I thought it would be fun to teach her Armenian at home. Merely the basics, starting with the alphabet, and then why not spelling … Continue reading

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Everything Became So Quiet

When I was younger, I used to love to stay awake at night till well after midnight. I loved to read and I also loved to watch the night from my window. I used to watch how the lights in … Continue reading

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Will A Query Alone Sell Your Book?

One of the synonyms of query listed in the thesaurus is inquiry. The first thing agents and editors ask when you submit your manuscript is a query letter. A query may include an appealing but concise summary of the novel’s … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To Happy Endings

When I was a little girl, like most children I was very afraid of the dark. We lived in the village, in a house with a big garden. My bedroom, overlooking the garden, had a huge window. On hot summer … Continue reading

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Hang On To Their Words

We humans are social animals by nature. We need to communicate, to talk, to socialize. We need to ask questions about things that interest us in the same way we seek assurance and approval for the things we do. And … Continue reading

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