Creative Writing

Why Students Copy & Paste in Pakistan

I resumed my university education again in 2008 and thus came across some burning issues of the students of today. I still remember how teachers used to condemn ‘copy paste’ assignments and leave no loop holes for students to come up with plagiarized work. Still, some students

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5 Ways to Get Highly Paid Copywriting Work in Pakistan

Employers don’t have a faintest idea about how much amount of hard work goes into writing an article, blog, website content or social media material: lots of research, analysis, creative thinking, following SEO guidelines and applying customization. Does it deserve less than PKRS 100/500 words? I get

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How Come Web Writers Deserve Peanuts?

I got horrified to receive an email through a LinkedIn group which I joined recently. The reason of my horror was what they offered- Web Writing Work for peanuts- Rs. 30 for 500word articles- Oh my God! I was absolutely speechless. How dare they think like this?

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Freelance Writing is an Emerging Market in Pakistan

If you are a born writer, nothing can come into your way. These days, unlike past, it is claimed that a writer can earn a full-fledged living through his writing skills provided they are really up to the mark. Freelance writing is a new concept in Pakistan

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In Pursuit of Writing Endeavors in Pakistan

  Unfortunately, there is not a single program in Pakistan on Creative Writing. We, in our student lives, mistakenly, used to assume that MA English offered English language, literature and Creative Writing skills. With the same attitude, I joined MSc Applied English linguistics, which appeared to be

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It’s Time to be a Great Pakistani Writer

“…Moreover, I am into Writing. And, want to pursue it as my career,” I replied the interview question of the Principal of the school, where my son was about to be admitted. “You mean hand writing or creative writing?” She inquired. “Of course, creative writing,” I blurted

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Inter-connected Life

Teacher: Are you interested in Creative Writing Workshop? Student: 50% Yes, Sir. Teacher: 50%? Why? Student: Actually Sir, I think I can write a short story, but I can’t be good at other two parts of the workshop, poetry and screen play. Teacher: Ohhh…don’t worry! You know

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At the End of the Tunnel

You are a passionate writer and writing is your life. It’s your catharsis, your way of giving back, your voice to educate, your business and/or whatever, you can’t stop writing. But what, when you find yourself lost in a closed street with no ideas to write in

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Naveed Alam: A Creative Writing Mentor with a Heart of Gold

Naveed Alam is a Philosopher’s stone who knows the art of transforming a common person into a Creative Writer. He knows how to tap your latent writing talents beautifully and skillfully even before you know about it.   He is smart at analyzing you as a student and

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Launch of ASG Book Club

As part of restoring heritage and culture program, the book lovers of THE ASIAN STUDY GROUP, LAHORE (ASG) urged for a Book Club to cherish studying, analyzing and finally creating literature on their own. On Feb 7, a romantic evening dawned upon Gymkhana country club with all its

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