Rukhsana’s thoughts on her journey of life, writing and sometimes—when she dares—a bit of politics.

Archive for March, 2010

Avoiding cheesy dialogue

When the twins were only girls they were once watching Little House on the Prairie, the Michael Landon show, and Mary was getting married and leaving someone behind or something, and she said to the guy, “I will always hold your head in my heart.” The twins burst out laughing. Even as young girls, they […]

A few days ago, a lady emailed me with a problem. This is some of what she said: “…I am now in ….’s creative writing class, and sometimes i get an odd sense about him.  Many students in the class have read their work and he always writes good comments about their work down and verbalizes […]