Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 56

1. Being an introvert can be hard…(I’m an introvert, in case anyone didn’t know). Being an introvert can feel like you’re constantly trying to be more extroverted. Constantly pushing yourself to be more sociable, and constantly brushing up on your people skills. We usually don’t talk about the benefits of being an introvert. Only the … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 56

Writing Struggles with J.R.R Tolkien

I was organizing my bookshelf last Saturday afternoon, as one does on Saturday afternoons. I picked up a book (as one does when organizing a bookshelf, completely abandoning the project originally started.) It was Humphrey Carpenter's Tolkien, a lovely '77 edition. Started reading it and found some quotes that are just GOLD and thought we … Continue reading Writing Struggles with J.R.R Tolkien

Writing Like a Freight Train (I might kinda recommend it)

This is kinda of a long story so I'll try to sum up as nicely as possible. *ahem* A while back I had the idea to write a novel in a style I called "stream, of consciousness" or "brain dumping "(I know I know. That is basically pantsing but just bear with me alright). That … Continue reading Writing Like a Freight Train (I might kinda recommend it)

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 11

Go do yourself a favor and listen to the Mandalorian soundtrack on Spotify. Right now. I watched Star Trek: the Motion Picture this week which I haven't watched in YEARS. My sister had never seen it before and....I don't think she was that impressed (honestly, it was a looooooot sloooooooower than I remembered it being.) … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 11

No Plot Twist is Better Than a Bad Plot Twist

No plot twist is better than a bad plot twist. Plot twists aren't just there for thrills. That's what explosions are for. Plot twists should make you gasp and jump off the couch and impact the story DRAMATICALLY. So I just got to get these things off my chest.... Ant Man This (not Thomas) has … Continue reading No Plot Twist is Better Than a Bad Plot Twist

I Accidentally Knocked the Earth off its Axis Because I Didn’t Post on Wednesday (and why I feel writing is so important write now)

WHOOOPS. Tuesday night I went to bed realizing I had forgotten to get a blog written for the next morning, but by then it was too late and I thought oh the heck with it I'll do it tomorrow it's not like I messed up the space time continuum or something (a thunderstorm proceeds with … Continue reading I Accidentally Knocked the Earth off its Axis Because I Didn’t Post on Wednesday (and why I feel writing is so important write now)