Manpreet Kaur

How to write the perfect sentence

Every writer has been through the agitation of not being able to write the perfect sentence. The desire to find the ‘right’ opening line, closing paragraph and the adjectives to describe events all have the power to keep even the best of authors up at night. To have experienced this...
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Posted Oct. 21, 2018

There’s no business like slow business

Nowadays, everything we want, do, or even think about is fast paced. We want a quick search on Google to give us answers. Faster internet connection. The quickest online delivery service. The speediest transportation. Despite this admiration for speed, I am slow. Very slow. I don’t know if this may...
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Posted Oct. 20, 2018

How reading can benefit other areas of our lives

The only benefit of reading isn’t just feeling prepared to contribute in a seminar or smashing exams, but realising this has not been a day’s work for me. Especially as a science student, the benefits of reading did not become apparent to me through school. Reading fiction has been a...
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Posted Oct. 13, 2018

AllPoetry: an inclusive platform to improve poetry writing

I started writing poetry during my GCSEs. But the end of my English classes also marked their end because I picked my A levels in science and maths. Poetry, nevertheless, survived in the background in my life. While I still cringe when looking at the lame poetry I wrote in my...
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Posted Sep. 14, 2018