Tag Archives for Writing

Before I go

It is that time once more, when my website domain name comes up for renewal and I force myself to evaluate whether to pay for another two years or not. It is never about the money, but about the tongue … Continue reading

26. September 2013 by Timothy Bowes
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Conquering darkness

In the two years before I first uttered my shahada, I came to fancy myself as a fine writer, although my only real talent was to have the patience to hammer out a million words on a keyboard in the … Continue reading

22. July 2013 by Timothy Bowes
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The inevitable withdrawal

Why would you withdraw a book so soon, after so much work? Simply because of that review? Or those reviews? Why be such a coward? Why give up so soon?

12. March 2013 by Timothy Bowes
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The air in the prayer carries the beautiful scent of musk, its essence renewed by the dabbling of worshippers with the oils on the shelf after almost every ablution. Whenever the sun’s rays penetrate the porthole windows beneath the dome, … Continue reading

17. August 2007 by Timothy Bowes
Categories: Fiction | Tags: , , , | 1 comment