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Dealing with imposter syndrome

I've been feeling like an imposter lately - and that's not because I've been playing Among Us. I've been writing for quite some time, but I feel like most of my work is garbage. "I'm not that good of a student or writer". "I'm too young, and I haven't lived

Dealing with imposter syndrome

Developing a daily publishing habit

How does Seth Godin write a blog post every day? That's a question I've been trying to answer for quite some time now. I'm well aware that publishing daily is a good habit for newbie writers. William Zinsser had something to say about this in his book On Writing Well:

Developing a daily publishing habit

Practising in Public

I haven't written my newsletter in almost 2 months. Sometimes, I feel like I don't have much to share at times, and I've been a bit hectic recently - I just got out of self-isolation as a COVID Close Contact. That being said, I finally came to my senses that

Practising in Public

Lessons learnt from writing daily for 28 days

Today is Day 28 of the 28 Days NessLabs blogging challenge. I can’t believe that I did just that - publish every day for 28 days. It’s pretty surreal thinking about what I achieved. I’d like to share some of the things I experienced and learnt from

Lessons learnt from writing daily for 28 days

What I’m using to build my site

When I wanted to build my site, I quickly Googled and set it up an hour later. In hindsight, I should’ve done more research. I started by using WordPress with crappy self-hosting, and I wished I didn’t start there. Here’s the current stack of what I’m

What I’m using to build my site

Make your writing POP!

If you want to make your writing more memorable, make it POP: Personal, Observational, and Playful. Make your writing personal by telling a story about your life - what are the unique and intense emotions you won’t share with others? Explain about experiences you share with the reader: How

Make your writing POP!

My 12 Favourite Problems

"You have to keep a dozen of your favourite problems constantly present in your mind, although by and large they will lay in a dormant state. Every time you hear a new trick or a new result, test it against each of your twelve problems to see whether it helps.

My 12 Favourite Problems

Best Free Resources to Learn How To Write

When Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world”, he was probably referring to online writing. Online writing has brought so many benefits for me. I’m learning more, reading better, and most importantly, I’m

Best Free Resources to Learn How To Write

Notes Raft: How to Build a Habit of Writing Evergreen Notes

How can one become a productive writer with little effort? Enter Niklas Luhmann, a German sociologist who published 58 books and hundreds of articles in 30 years. While his productivity is impressive, he claims that he achieved this with almost no effort. “I only do what is easy. I only

Notes Raft: How to Build a Habit of Writing Evergreen Notes