Hi Everyone, This article is a bit less structured than normal, but this week has been a bit of an emotional roller coaster. There were definitely a lot of good moments this week, stuff that really made me feel happy and productive. But there was a pretty drastic low that put things in perspective and … Continue reading Author Update: Life Happens
Hello everyone! Exciting news, I recently joined a game development team as a writer and artist. I’ve been working on some rough drafts of a storyline and sketches of artwork this week and it has been a fun and interesting experience. I will provide updates as we hit milestone achievements. Now I wanted to write … Continue reading Update, reflections and a question.
Hello everyone! Not to cause any alarm, but I'm a bit burnt out after the past two weeks. A lot happened both in my personal life and my professional life that has made it very difficult for me to sit down and read for a few hours a day. Pushing through the last of my … Continue reading Book Review delay due to Life Burnout
I was planning to post this earlier, but I decided to wait. With New Years behind us, the surge of what I call “New Year's Hype” has quieted down. I refer to it as hype as there’s this undeniable energy we all get at the prospect of starting a new year and working towards a … Continue reading Resolutions and Goals
Earlier this week I saw a tweet that took me a bit off guard. One of the artists I follow tweeted about how men shouldn’t have to meet expectations everyone expects of them to have value. The points she had listed were admittedly all things I had thought of as failures in my own life. … Continue reading Revisiting The Importance Of Self Care
Hello everyone! Just wanted to give a quick update and explanation for a short hiatus. This month I've got three weddings to attend and a trip planned and as a result, I don't think I can give proper book reviews that aren't rushed. As a result, for the month of September I will be taking … Continue reading Update and Brief Hiatus
Character struggles, both internal and external, are crucial to character development and essential for a good story. External struggles can be rather grandiose and hard to relate to especially in fantasy and science fiction novels. Though that’s not to say it’s impossible. A lot of difficulties characters face can be smaller scale and more personal … Continue reading The Therapeutic Effect of Character Development