I wonder how people create plots. I do it too, but oftentimes I find myself starved for a plot twist or an unexpected corner to turn; because if I can think of it, surely the reader has predicted it too? The trouble is, I want everything to be smooth sailing and happy endings too. I…… Continue reading Not a Lesson
There’s no good excuse for not writing anything for a month, except I had nothing good to say and I suppose I’ve been busy. I still don’t have anything good to say but sometimes writing nothing at all helps your brain to think of more things to write, so let’s hope for that. I want…… Continue reading Excuse
In bare walls and stillness, what can a mind do but rest? Your mind is like a muscle, and you need to exercise it. You also need to reward yourself, and give yourself room to grow. If you’re lacking writing inspiration, try these 5 ways to find inspiration: 5. Challenge Yourself If you’re in a…… Continue reading How to Stay Inspired: Beating Writer’s Block
You have to look behind to draw a map. You can predict where the road’s going to curve and where it’ll end up, but you can’t know until you get there. I just sat down and calculated when I’ll be graduating from university. It’s further away than I hoped. Suddenly I can feel every lazy…… Continue reading More Study, Less Avocado?
Magical Realism: a literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalistic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy. (According to Google) So magical realism is a dynamic genre of art in general, but I’ll be talking here about literature because that’s what I know about. Magical realism has a story set…… Continue reading Magical Realism