The death of a character is an emotional roller coaster for most. Some people will say it adds spice and excitement to a story however it can also do the opposite. Depending on the character, it can be intensely depressing or it can bring about a somber peace. With the exception of stories involving resurrection, … Continue reading Why Character Deaths aren’t necessarily a good thing.
Recently I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the idea of inclusion in story telling in all forms of media. A lot of this came from my own lack of cultural identity while seeing examples of representation and cultural references in the books I’ve read. I’ve been trying to explore my own culture’s history to … Continue reading Reflections on Representation
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! I though I would expand on the part of my reviews where I talk about what writer’s can learn from the book. There’s often so much that I want to say in these small parts but it would risk derailing the entire review. Hope you enjoy it! ** Spoiler Warnings! ** Percy Jackson … Continue reading Author Musings #1: The Hero Villain Dynamic
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
Happy New Year everyone! Hope everyone had a wonderful New Year celebration. One of the most talked about subjects regarding the end of this particular year is that it is the end of a decade. Now normally I don’t make too much of a big deal regarding New Years but the decade ending was something … Continue reading New Year, New Decade