When the admirer becomes better than the admired

Admire Usually, adolescence is the period in our lives when we get to admire people to the point of hero worshipping them. Though I met this person when I was in my elementary days I only admired her for what she was when I was in my teen years. At that time, she was the perfect person for…

Be Aware of Titles!

Whether you’re writing a fiction or non-fiction novel, titles are very important. It could make readers check your book or plainly ignore it. I’ve seen some books with long titles that fit almost the whole front cover and give out the whole story. There are also those with just a single word in it. Though there is…

Why I don’t use the rape theme in my stories

When I first came to Wattpad, I was shocked to discover a lot of love stories that revolve around a rapist and his victim.  I thought, since when did rape become an exciting theme for a love story?  For those who are not familiar with Wattpad, this is an online community of writers and readers where those who love to…

False and Positivity

False  False friends, false teeth, false information — they often give us a feeling of disappointment at the very least. Imagine yourself trusting somebody with your deepest secret only to find out he/she is not real behind your back; or receiving a message that you won the contest only to be told that it’s not true…

Why darkness is a blessing

Darkness People always associate darkness with something evil or negativity. But come to think of it. Will you be able to appreciate the beauty of light or brightness without knowing darkness? Darkness is a blessing. It’s there to remind us to pause and rest our tired bodies so that when the light comes out, we’ll be able…

Can I use a song title or lyrics for my story title?

You may have heard a song which touches your heart and you feel like the title summarizes all that you want to say in your novel, thus you decided to use it for your story title. Are you allowed to do that? If you have noticed, song titles are sometimes identical. For example, there’s one…

Clouds and people

Clouds Clouds remind me of people. Some of them are thin and feathery which signals a sunny day, while others are dark and ominous which means a stormy day ahead. Regardless of how they are, you know that they are just passing. So cherish those who brightens your life and do not be too absorbed…