Uncategorized, Writing

Tastes like Nostalgia

It wasn’t until after my grandmother passed away that I learned the value of nostalgia.  There were Sundays that went by where the household was split up and the communication between people grew more and more distant.  Months could go by before I saw my sibling or my parents. When she was alive, Sundays were… Continue reading Tastes like Nostalgia

advice, novels, Uncategorized, Writing

Reflections on Completion

On many websites and blogs, you can find information about what to do while you are writing a novel.  These gives you tips on best practices and styles and practices to avoid.  You can even find blogs on what to do with your work once you have finished writing it.  It is as easy to… Continue reading Reflections on Completion

character, Roleplay, Uncategorized, Writing

The Importance of a Background

I have a guilty pleasure in crime documentaries, particularly the ones that involve the lead up to a crime and a deeper understanding of the perpetrators in the crime.  I am fascinated by their methodology and the sequence of events that lead up to the moment that the crime is committed.  For me, it is… Continue reading The Importance of a Background

Roleplay, Uncategorized, Writing

What is Roleplay?

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, roleplay means 'to act out the role of'.  A simple google search can pull up more defined variations of this.  my personal favorite being the definition 'to act out or perform the part of a person or character, for example as a technique in training or psychotherapy.'  In all of… Continue reading What is Roleplay?

Uncategorized, Writing

Not so New Years Goals

From my last post, school happened.  I graduated with my BA in Humanities with a concentration in Creative Writing.  The holidays came and went.  I'm still living the stress of it all out.  It's been a fun ride.  Now its three days into the new year, and I don't feel any bit of newness.  My… Continue reading Not so New Years Goals

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The Quiet

I have been quiet the past week.  This is largely because school is kicking into high gear and also because I have been anxious.  This is something that occurs frequently for me. One day, I’ll delve into this topic. For now, I’ll simply state and move right on to the main point. What’s that point,… Continue reading The Quiet

Uncategorized, Writing

The Problem with Building Basements

*Note* For there are some mild spoilers for Fear the Walking Dead I am an avid comic book fan.  Comics is something myself and my brother share in common as he is the one that introduced me to comic books. We share several titles that we love together and share in.  One of these is… Continue reading The Problem with Building Basements