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I write about productivity, technology, and content strategy. Creator of 1moretale on Instagram.
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Never take off your thinking hat

Technical writers usually in companies that make software or hardware and receive limited or no training. Some days can be filled with meetings which imply opportunities to ask questions and share ideas. Being attentive and utilizing your experience to navigate new scenarios is a sign of a quick thinker. Discussion…

I submitted a story. Thanks for sharing this contest.

I don’t have an answer yet.

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A quick and presumably painless death. Yes, that sounds reasonable.

Rob his family a chance to say farewell, embrace him longer or share meals. That is unfair.

A slow but painful death.
So that his friends can hold his hand; the wife gets to watch him breathe one more day. The…

A pep talk to raise your voice.

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A third of all journalists were killed in Mexico in the year 2020. As per a survey by ABC, 77% of Australians believe that politicians who are involved in pork-barrelling must resign.

The world has seen an increase in issues related to the…

Creating a schedule as a freelance writer

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I watch the quiet highway through my glass wall. It is 4:30 PM on a Sunday evening. The world is resting, and I am sitting with a cup of coffee and a notebook filled with mind maps.

After working from Mon-Fri for a few months, I cancelled this style and…

Only to reminisce the good times.

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At least once a fortnight, my WhatsApp notifications would blow up. 10 photos would appear in my dad’s chat window with a byline below every photo.

This one is from your first trip to a temple.
Your second birthday.

After sending him few emojis…

I don’t need a reminder to do so.

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How is the weather today, Aji?

A minute-long voice note appears in the chat.

It is scorching, but I am well.. enjoying cold mangoes in the comfort of AC.. how are you?

The message always shines with optimism that amuses me.



Reality is fantasy looked through the glasses of perception.

I learned this lesson in my early thirties, and it changed my life.

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I remember two instances that vividly revolve around my life’s highest values- helping people and self-empowerment. I fantasized about working and supporting a global audience but never got the opportunity. So, I always ended up working and…


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