Newbies Have Questions

Beberapa bulan belakangan, saya menerima pertanyaan-pertanyaan dasar tentang penulisan. Hm, aneh. Padahal saya bukan guru atau motivator penulisan. Sama sekali bukan! Saya cenderung orang lapangan dalam dunia penulisan. Man in the arena, kata Theodore Roosevelt. Bagaimanapun, kalau pertanyaan-pertanyaan itu tidak dijawab, kesannya kok saya ini sombong sekali. Tapi kalau mau dijawab, kok pertanyaannya itu-itu saja, bikin capek, hehehe.

6 Assets to be a Productive Writer

We are amazed by prolific authors who produce great stories. The question is, how come? We know, often quantity is inversely proportional to quality. So, what is their secret? Burned by curiosity, I short-interviewed some prolific writers. In my notes, there are six common assets they have: a good physical-mental condition, a conducive atmosphere of writing, a discipline attitude, an… More →

Content is King

It’s an old saying that’s more and more proved true nowadays. But in this era of “copy-paste”, there are a lot of kings, I think. The content deluge is not beyond, it’s already here! They use content for marketing or self expression. The top companies have active blogs. Suddenly, every netizen is content writer. Spam and crap is everywhere. But… More →