So, you want to be a popular columnist
Here is my big confession: there really is a ‘trick’ to getting stuff you write to be liked/emailed/circulated. In my case, I have a whole bag of tricks which I am glad to share with all you columnist wannabes. (Disclaimer: Following this guide is not a… View Post
The Internet and You
This is a slide presentation I made with Prezi for a social media class I had for citizen journalists. View Post
Things I learned by 35
Another birthday, another milestone. Some women get a little sad about reaching this age and not being married/having kids yet. And I confess I did get a little bit mopey about it…last month. But the day’s arrived and funny enough, I just feel really calm. View Post
From a hater of my 'We are all pendatang, Dr M'...
I don’t usually publicise the fan/hatemail I get but this is special case. It’s funny he calls me an ungrateful Malay because…Aku bukan Melayu-lah, tolol. Aku orang Sabah, faham? Tulis email pun macam budak baru masuk tadika. Name: saiful Email: saixgarci… View Post
Because someone gave me a chance
Nobody “makes it on their own”. That is a lie. When a business succeeds, it owes the success to its backers as well as its customers. Writers are no different. If my then-editor at Malaysiakini didn’t let me write the impassioned rant that became “Why is… View Post shared via WordPress.com
Reblog this is you're a woman* who games.
bioticbootyshaker: I’m curious how many of my lady and lady-identifying lovelies play games :3 Also I hope it spreads through your followers and we show all those dudes there are more of us than they think.
May Be Tumblin': Ok, I need a bit of a hand. →
whitethornwolf: This is my cat, Sebastian. As some of you may know, last night I took him to the vet hospital as he was quiet, lethargic and out-of-sorts (not eating, vomiting occasionally, etc), and he’d been that way for long enough for me to be concerned. After an examination, the…
pizzaforpresident: the good thing about being ugly is that you know that people actually like you for your personality
DEAR SHENKO FANDOM.
lonelyiridescence: THIS IS AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE. REBLOG THIS OR REPLY WITH YOUR SHEPARD’S NAME. I NEED THIS FOR A SURPRISE FOR EACH OF YOU. PEG AND SEER CAN VOUCH FOR ME. ITS A GOOD THING I PROMISE.
I finally dusted off the Tumblr account I got eons back – being an early adopter meant I got to bag erna.tumblr.com. But I’d never bothered posting on it till now. [[MORE]] Waiting for Tumblr to ‘grow up’ was worth it. I now have comments thanks to Disqus and I really dig the theme customisation options on the theme I’m using. Though the Web interface is super-fun, I’m likely mostly going to...