Aspiring Writer? This is How You Might Begin

Aspiring Writer? This is How You Might Begin

THE SITUATIONDo you sometimes feel you are bursting with ideas that you want people to know about? Do you think you are a good writer or can be a good writer but have not got the opportunity to exhibit your talent? Have you written a book or books, essays or short stories that have not seen the light of day? If your answer to any of the above is yes, know that you are not alone. My first attempt at writing was in my primary school days. I wrote an eight-line poem based on my cries as I was looking for my mom earlier that day. It started with “mummy mummy where are you?” A seriously childish stuff but it was a pointer to what I could do. Incidentally, I got no encouragement from my parents, but that is a story for another day. I wrote my next poem about ten years later, and in the next ten years I had two...
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