Are We Friends?

Are We Friends?

It was one of the regular weekend afternoons from pre-pandemic era—a zillion years ago. I was sitting at the WholeFoods Wine Bar in Venice, people-watching. Then I noticed a familiar face passing by. Where do I know him from? My eyes were locked on him. Oh, I know!...
Craft a Story That Changes People’s Minds

Craft a Story That Changes People’s Minds

Inspiration4, the world’s first all-civilian human spaceflight mission to orbit, returned to Earth Saturday, September 18, 2021, after spending 48 hours in space. To be honest, I like space in general, but I didn’t understand those who want to go to space. We have the...
Don’t Over-Analyze Your Audience

Don’t Over-Analyze Your Audience

When you tell a story, how do you analyze your audience? Do you read their posture? Or maybe their facial expressions? Sharing a story virtually makes it difficult to read people, doesn’t it? Sometime, you hear the sound of dishes clanking or irrelevant conversations...
You’re the Only One Who Knows Your World!

You’re the Only One Who Knows Your World!

Has anybody told you that they didn’t “get” a part of your story although everything was perfectly clear to you? That’s because not everybody knows your world entirely. We need to be conscious about what people know and what they don’t. After being postponed for one...
Time to Change!

Time to Change!

“I cut ties with friends who don’t make progress and make the status quo.” said my friend. His comment started a train of thought…about my stories.  Each of my stories takes its own journey.  They usually start from a Work-In-Progress folder. ...
Perfect Story

Perfect Story

The other day, I was watching a Lifetime drama—not a good Lifetime movie but a soapy one with deceptions and murders. (Hey, don’t judge me! I may get an innovative idea for my stories!) When a protagonist took a fall after being chased by a villain, I chuckled because...

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