Monthly Archives: July 2012

For your viewing pleasure

I was trying to write a post about how I don’t want to write my final papers for an online class that ends this week, but I couldn’t make it witty or insightful enough. So here’s a video instead. I … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Trilogies (Alliteration: +100 points for this post)

Ever written a story that couldn’t just fit into one short story/novel? There are just some characters you want to continue with forever. What I’m talking about–wait for it–

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“…but I don’t know what to write about.”

Sometimes it takes music, as Sophie suggested. Sometimes it takes words. Sometimes it takes visual images. Sometimes it takes silence. Sometimes it takes everything. Scroll if you have writer’s block and need inspiration. Or if you just want to read … Continue reading

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Music and Writing

Whenever I’m having trouble trying to find the words for my story, I do one of two things: I shave my legs I listen to music Both work. Miraculously. As soon as my legs are smooth/patch worked with razor cuts … Continue reading

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On Writing Things Out

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Creative Exercise #2: Shake Up Your Routine

Hey guys, this is a continuation of the first blog I wrote on the book A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative.  The book is funny, short, and very insightful, so I highly … Continue reading

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Synopses

I think we should attempt to state neat summaries before we start reading our work. We’ve all been there. You’re listening to someone read his/her character speak to a father for paragraphs, cross a desert for pages, kill someone out … Continue reading

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