Someone came up with the idea of creating an index of their articles on Medium and I finally caught up with it. Here is a categorized list of my articles which I will keep on updating as I write new ones.

Index: Authorpreneurship (43)

Index: Writing (55)

Index: Life (25)

Index: Productivity (19)

Index: Self Improvement (14)

Index: Travel Stories (23)

Index: Learning (19)

Index: Short Stories (6)

About Me

I am a Gen X who has quit competitive…

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Writing a book is a mammoth task. There are several components to the successful writer path:

  1. Managing to find the time and discipline to write amid a busy life and practice.
  2. Finding your writing style and voice.
  3. Finding the intersection for your expertise, your passion, and the needs of the…

An unusual combination to an inspiration.

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I was doing some research for the novel I want to write in the month of November (NaNoWriMo is around the corners Writers! …

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For years I struggled to write.

Whatever I wrote did meet my standards. I wanted my writing to sound like the authors I was reading at the time. I tried to sound like Malcolm Gladwell, Elizabeth Gilbert, Jhumpa Lahiri, and James Clear.

If I couldn’t write like them, what is…

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Lately, I have been able to free up more time during the day while writing much more than I ever did.

I don’t feel as stressed as I used to and have much more time reading books, going for walks, and even watching TV.

I attribute my current productivity to…


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This week I turned sixty.

While there weren’t many options to celebrate amongst the six-week-long lockdown where I live, there was plenty of time to reflect on the six decades that I have spent on this planet.

While God’s Human Creation department forgot some ingredients while making me, his Good…

A proven strategy to make a living from your writing.

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The year was 2020. Pandemic had hit. Michelle Kulp, a struggling writer, made a bold announcement on social media.

“I am going to write and publish a book a month.”

The day she started her first book, her daughter moved in with a two-year-old child. …


Part 5— A trip of a lifetime to Turkey, Egypt, and Jordan

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After spending a day in the City of Troy and Acropolis in Pergamon, we drove to Kusadasi. Kusadasi is a coastal town developed from old villages and new resorts. We reached there at night and were greeted by a beautiful view of the harbor.

Day 4 — An update on writing my second book

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The hardest part of writing a book is writing the first draft.

That’s until you have written it.

Once you have knocked it down, it becomes the easiest part. Then editing becomes the most painful activity.

For the last four days, I am grappling with how to tell the story…

Travel. Turkey. Instanbul. West Asia.

Part 4— A trip of a lifetime to Turkey, Egypt, and Jordan.

Acropolis of Pergamon — Image by the author

After a long tiring day in Gallipoli, we woke up early the next morning and checked out from our hotel in Çanakkale to head for the archeological site of Troy.

If you are surprised that the famous ancient city of Troy is in Turkey, you are not the only one…

Neera Mahajan

A Whimsical Writer, Editor-in-chief of Authorpreneur

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