Writing Tip 101: Nice is not a nice word.

  I knew a person who did not like the words ‘nice’ and ‘okay’. She just did not like them. If she sought your opinion on an issue and you replied with ‘it’s nice’. Her conclusion would be that you were covering up your negative view. If in the midst of a conversation, someone used [...]

It’s Black History Month

It’s Black History Month

‘V.S Naipaul has passed away at the age of 85.Just a couple of months before the widely celebrated Black History Month In the literary world,he was seen as a controversial writer.His work drew admiration and revulsion in equal measure.Despite this,Naipaul won numerous coveted literary awards. His name rekindled memories of my undergraduate days.Those were the [...]