Who are we? At our core, who are we? What do we stand for in the world? What makes us tick? What do we care about and why do we care about it? How have we made ourselves over the years? And most importantly, can our writing clue us into the secrets of our soul?Continue reading “Discovering The Self Through Writing”
We all love a good plot twist, don’t we? Being taken by surprise is a wonderful feeling when it’s done well in a book, movie, TV show, etc. We love it so much, in fact, that it’s being pushed as the norm. Plots are expected to have so many twists and turns that you struggleContinue reading “The Pleasure of Predictable Writing”
What’s in a picture after all? Does it have 1,000 words or more?
Writing isn’t terribly easy, is it? When I finally made my decision about pursuing a career in the world of writing, I invested some time into researching what exactly I’d need to become the best writer I could be. Over the past seven years since I began to take this seriously, I have stumbled acrossContinue reading “The Best Tools of This Trade”
Every creator has their own creative process. Some of us turn to liquor or drugs (not me, don’t worry). Others turn on dazzling lights or strike a match to light a candle. The point? We all engage in actions that create our creative process. Personally, I’ve always found the things that authors and other artistsContinue reading “My Creative Process (For Now)”
Hello, faeries! I have an affinity for perfect grammar. I love when everything is played by the rules. Nothing soothes my soul more than when I read perfectly crafted sentences. Around the age of 17, I fell in love with grammar and slipped into the trap of believing that a novel/short story/poem with perfect grammarContinue reading “Perfect Writing Is Never Enough”
Maybe you and I haven’t been acquainted long enough for me to say such a bold, controversial phrase, but I’m going to regardless. I don’t agree with contemporary poetry. Agree with? What is there to agree with? After all, you can like something, dislike something, and question various aspects about it but what does itContinue reading “A Very Opinionated Piece on Modern “Poetry””
When was the last time you read a book and enjoyed it without a trace of guilt or stress? Simple solution…just pretend you’re in a movie.