Tag Archives: writing

Unless You’re Drilling And Filling

Have you run out of ideas? Do you feel blocked? Do you feel that you should be writing more instead of talking about writing? Which is more important to you: writing, or being a writer? Do you like to get … Continue reading

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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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Sorry You Don’t Understand!

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela I know I have blogged about this issue with LinkedIn before. And I apologize in advance for bringing it up once more. Being frustrated and … 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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Shall I Publish On LinkedIn?

A week ago, on the 16th of June to be exact, I got an email saying, “Congrats Choghig! You’re invited to publish on LinkedIn.” I was thrilled! I started my blog on WordPress in January 2011. Since then I have … 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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Will They Like It?

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Another year has passed without him. Yesterday morning the landlord called saying she will send a plumber to do I don’t know what on the roof. I politely declined saying it was hard for us to … 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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