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Lack Of Complaint

Today is the 16th of July. On the 16th of every month I become nervous and jittery. I try not to. But unconsciously, unknowingly, every month around this time I can’t stand myself. I try to busy myself with work. … Continue reading

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Making Life More Bearable

The other day I was reading a book about how to unblock your creative self. One of the tasks in the book was about collecting images of things or people or places you like or dream about and then making … Continue reading

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Say Yes Quickly

I grew up in Lebanon at a time when people didn’t have much understanding about art and were bullied for being Artists. As a child and later as a teenager I had this passion and love for writing and writers. … Continue reading

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Even Writing Can’t Calm The Dread!

Lately I often make myself promise to not watch the news, and I fail. If I don’t watch it on TV, I read it on the internet. I get so disturbed and lose sleep over the events taking place around … Continue reading

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The Devil You Know!

There’s an old saying that goes, “The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t know.” Aren’t Iraq, Egypt and Syria examples enough? Growing up in Lebanon, I studied Arabic literature in high school and later even took … Continue reading

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Hey! That’s My Story!

“I write fiction to tell the truth.” Pam Houston Last month on May 28 the world said goodbye to a great poet, a great writer, a great human being, an activist, a mentor and a phenomenal woman. Dr. Maya Angelou. … Continue reading

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Even If You Miss The Moon

It’s been eight years already that we have made Montreal our home. We came with so much hope to start a new life for us and our kids in a better place. A lot has happened since then. And when … Continue reading

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Until Tomorrow

Something strange happened this weekend. As a writer I experienced the weirdest encounter with a publishing group made up of other writers. It all started with a request to connect on LinkedIn. The conversations that followed were what took me … Continue reading

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Who To Believe?

There’s a story that a Hollywood producer handed Gore Vidal a screenplay of one of his books and asked him to revise it. After reading it, Gore said: “This screenplay doesn’t need a revision- it needs a trip to Lourdes.” … Continue reading

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Of Course I Do!

It’s Victoria Day in Canada and National Patriots’ Day (Journée nationale des patriotes) in Quebec. For me who doesn’t have a full time job, it’s like every other day. And like every other morning I am at my desk trying … Continue reading

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