writing

30 Principles for Writing Lists of 30

Random Observation/Comment #630: I’m okay being called “that guy that writes lists of 30” all the time. Why this list? I’m obsessed with writing lists of 30. It all started from my Epic 30 Day Challenge in 2012 and the subsequent 30 Lists of 30 Challenge. From there I wrote a memoir of my 20s in My Life in Lists...

Writing a Book

Random Observation/Comment #502: It doesn’t feel like work if you love doing it. As some of you may know, I’m working on a book that I hope to finish by the end of April. It’s a memoir and partial self-help jumble of advice called “My Life in Lists of 30”. If it wasn’t obvious, I love writing lists of 30....

Lessons Learned from Writing 500 Blogposts

Random Observation/Comment #500: I’m a half-kilo blogger. That’s a lot of time writing… Milestones – What a feeling you get when you reach them. Pride. Elation. Serenity. Fulfillment. Thrill. High-five-ness. Hunger (well, I’m always hungry). It’s been 6 years since starting this blog and each entry I published was a milestone in itself. At least I’ve felt the same emotions...

[Lessons Learned] Writing Business Emails

Random Observation/Comment #427: My job at the Cooper Admissions department was crucial to my business email etiquette. Communication is almost 75% of my current job, so it single-handedly taught me to follow-up and have an easy-to-read format. I write business emails like I blog. I give a short 3-sentence paragraph in the beginning as a background, use a lot of lists in...

Writing for You or Writing for Me?

Writing for You or Writing for Me?

Random Observation/Comment #203: I seem to make more interesting observations and comments in my twitter feed.  They are definitely more succinct and directly relate to my everyday life.  I’m tempted to remove this section, but I really like how I’m keeping track of the posts with the comment numbers. Ever since I’ve started writing, I’ve been trying to cling on...