The goal is to carve out yet another side income stream or call it quits for good

Frustrated woman writing and crumpling paper.

I started my Medium journey sometime in late 2016. Since then, I've written, published, and deleted hundreds of articles because I couldn't figure out what the effing H I was doing here.

I didn't need the money. My interests evolve every month. And I'm constantly in a love-hate relationship with…

I started writing because I was jealous of writers. The way their words affected me had something to do with it, I'm assuming. Eventually, blogging became a lifestyle of sort and also the means to and end—making a living. It kept evolving from there. These days, aside from making money, I write to also make sense of the world around me. As a "voracious reader," I feel as though I haven't processed any information until I've connected the dots between the information I'm consuming and my lived experiences. And writing is how I connect those dots.

NON-FICTION

This father-son duo’s vision in “A New Reality” is on the brink of collapse

Around halfway through the twentieth century, Jonas Salk did the unthinkable. He made a vaccine for polio and gave it away without ever patenting it.

And here we are now. It’s 2021, the world is over a year and a half into a deadly pandemic, and albeit an effective, high-efficacy…

Oh no, someone’s taking a teeny-weenie piece of the pie, help!

Scene where cops confront Sam Wilson a.k.a. Falcon in episode 2 of Falcon and the Winter Soldier

All good things come with a decent amount of shit. That is the default of the time we live in. Or any time for that matter. Take the increasing diversity, the deep-set racism, and systemic injustices in this country, for example. …

Maliha

Life is a series of dangerous experiments.

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