And why it earned less than 1 dollar


Like all great thrillers, this story started with a scream.

It was 3 AM. I was on the toilet scrolling through my Medium statistics when a few big numbers jumped out at me. An old article had reached a thousand views in less than two weeks.

I get 20…

A few hasty words written in rhyme

Oh how, oh why, oh where is what’s mine,
In search of what’s lost, rusted, divine,
I plead, please! Just show me a sign,
Flashing lights, distractions, a dozen, a dime.

Let’s make some music! A small boy chimes,
Like the good old days, devoid of deadlines,
I stare at the keys…


The road to fudge is paved with failure

I came. I cooked. I failed.

I cooked again. Then conquered!

I have always had a complicated relationship with fudge. We have gone on many dates in the past, but they always end in delicious disasters. I don’t know if it’s me or her. We couldn't make it work no…


Dissecting a delicious baking conundrum

They say,

Necessity is the mother of invention.

I say,

A fast-approaching expiry date is the drunk stepmother of cookie conundrums.

One must never rush baking. It is a delicate balance of preparation, practice, and patience. Unfortunately, someone lacked all of the above during his latest baking session. This resulted…


According to a somewhat successful speaker with examples

There is nothing quite like hooking up with an old flame.

You see her from afar in her Sunday best. You recognize the subtle details like the cute dimples that pinch her cheek, how her smile favors the left side a wee bit, and the way her hair cascades down…

Kasun Ranasinghe

Amateur writer, storyteller, speaker, and engineer.

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