I am trying to learn new languages and keep getting confused. Also, as I'm self-teaching myself, I've found that I'm not a very good student. Yikes!
So I have to practice, practice and practice....
ITALIAN PRESENT TENSE OF ESSERE (TO BE) I am: sono You are: sei He/she/it is: è We are: siamo You are (plural):
siete They are: sono FRENCH PRESENT TENSE OF ETRE (TO BE)I am: je suis You are: tu es He is: il est She is: elle est One is: on est We are: nous
sommes You are (plural): vous
êtes They are (m): ils
sont They are (f): elles
Really need to memorize this!
I think it's important to learn new things everyday if one
wants to become a better writer. In the beginning of the year, I promised
myself that and even kept a goal that each day be a learning experience. While
doing so, I forgot to blog about it, but didn't stop from learning new things.
Yes, there were days, when I didn't necessarily get up and
reach for a book or surf the net to learn new things as arduously as I probably
should have, but I still managed to learn a few things, even if it meant going
through different experiences. I met some new people from different age groups
and different cultural backgrounds and learned about how different lives can
be. Hopefully, this will give me some insight into building characters for my
Every day is a learning experience, whether it was done
voluntarily or not. Today I learned that I didn't have that much of an ego when
it comes to improving myself or my writing. I do get defensive when someone
attacks my …
I surprised myself this year by doing things that I didn't think I wanted to or was too shy to do. As the year draws to a close, I’m glad
that after a crappy last year, I still managed to make this year slightly
better by taking chances. 1) Taking part in discussions: In the beginning of the year,
I received an email from my editor that stirred up emotions inside of me. Okay,
usually I like to take a backseat and follow up on discussions as an audience
rather than a participator. The email was sent to the other authors in the
publishing house too and thus began a long discussion where I actually learnt a
The email that sparked this discussion was about us authors
not doing enough to promote our books. I remember reading the email and getting
slightly angry as I had been putting more hours promoting my books than
writing. In fact I had put my new novel (which I have still not completed) on
hold because I wanted to give all my books the chance they deserved.
Who knew promoting…
Chrysanthemum flowers are said to be symbols to express grief over death. Although many other countries regard it as cheerful and happy, according to some, the flower is a way of offering condolences to those who have lost a loved one.