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I should feel so proud of myself! This weekend, I actually wrote about 4000 words. Unfortunately--aha! there's always a catch, isn't there?--they don't contribute to my novel, which seems to be in a temporary stasis.

Ah well, at least I am writing. The 4000 words (plus, plus), are actually two short stories: one completed, and one almost to be completed. The completed story is for Raja Ahmad, but because I only had two days to hammer it out, I'm not entirely sure of its quality. I'll probably find out--cringing--in about a week or so when I decide to take another look at it. In the meantime, I'd better finish that other story I've been working on.


  1. good for you lah! are you writing in malay this time??

  2. Malay? No laaa... My basic command of Malay doesn't permit me to write anything that I can be proud of.

    Well, not yet anyway. I'm slowly improving my Malay (and my Jawi), but my emphasis right now is to improve my English vocabulary, as well as find my style of English writing.


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