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A Small Dose of Inspiration

“Words are, in my not-so-humble-opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.”                                                                         […]

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Are Vocabulary Learning Strategies Important in Writing?

There are two types of writers in the world. Those who have such a huge ‘hoarding’ of vocabulary that it becomes impossible to flow with their writing. And those whose vocabulary is so sparse that they are not able to replace “very” with more appropriate words. both types have their own particular vocabulary learning strategies. […]

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GOOD BYE THE WORLD

Good bye the world!!! For I take my exit now. Thank you Mom for all your love and unconditional care with every single breath. Thank you my brothers for being my strength & weakness; for being my support & weakness. Thank you my baby for letting me understand the real meaning of love. Thank you […]

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How to Get in the Groove of Writing?

If you are reading this post, it clearly means that your heart tells you to write but you do not know where to start from. You have what it takes to be a writer but you are hesitant due to various reasons. https://shemabukhari.com/that-monster-called-writing/ Guess what? Focus Matters! Routine Helps! Yes, it sounds clichéd, but this really […]

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That Monster Called Writing!!!

“I can talk for hours. Just scribble down what I say. I am also proficient in chatting. But don’t ask me to write.” Of course, it sounds familiar to many of us. Why is writing such a dreadful thought? Why most of us cringe at the idea of writing even a simple application and come […]

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Is Writing Scarier than Asking your Crush on a Date?

So you aspire to become a writer but scared of your own skills? Have you picked a pen or open a Word document many times but got distracted by every other thing in the world? And yet again you can’t sleep at night because the thoughts in your mind push you to pick a pen […]

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J. D. Salinger

Who doesn’t know  J. D. Salinger? Well! if your answer is no then you might know about the novel “Catcher in the Rye“? If your answer is still No, then you are missing out a lot of amazing work. Today, that is, January 1st 1919, Jerome David Salinger was born. Of course he was not a […]

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Exploration

Photo Credit: Salman Alam Khan Sometimes I like to pull myself inside of my head and run to all the unknown places. Every turn, bend and way leads to a new destination from past and present. Explore every thought, every feeling. I hold my tongue and do not speak. Can words do justice to what […]

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DESCENT into the City of LOVE

I made a far journeyEarth’s fair cities to view,but like to love’s cityCity none I knew At the first I knew notThat city’s worth,And turned in my follyA wanderer on earth. From so sweet a countryI must needs pass,And like to cattleGrazed on every grass. As Moses’ peopleI would liefer eatGarlic, than mannaAnd celestial meat. […]

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Education and the Fatherland

Gone are the days when people from around the world used to come to the Fatherland to get higher and professional education. Gone are the days when the universities of the Fatherland were among the World Rankings. Gone are the days when citizens of the Fatherland were respected for their worth. Welcome to the days […]