Writing Life

Tomb of Taste-Refining Time

"Dug from the tomb of taste-refining time, Each form is exquisite, each block sublime. Or good, or bad,-disfigur'd, or deprav'd,- All art, is at its resurrection sav'd All crown'd with glory in the criti...

Grasping A Concept

To grasp a concept is to understand it; in fact, it usually means to understand it well. Some say writing is easy. All you have to do is put words into sentences and stick them together to make paragraphs. ...

Go The Distance

Just one more step. Just one. And then another one. And one more. Have you ever felt like you’re writing in circles? Take one step at a time. Don’t need to rush it. Don’t need to drown in the intensity of ov...

Creating Creations

Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself. How do you create yourself? Where do you look for daily inspirations? Being inspired and feeling connected. Everyone wants a piece of you. So...

Be Inspired By Anything And Everything

Interesting dynamics can be created between characters and environment. The best writings are so vivid you can picture them having a life outside of the start and end of the story. Where the earth is on my ...

Allegory of A Journey

In the Middle Ages, most Europeans who saw a picture, or received a physical description of a tiger, got it from a bestiary, a didactic book produced by Aristotle (among others). Greece word phantasia is rel...

Hermit in Solitary

A feeling of solidarity is not foreign to any soul. The healing agents for loneliness are awareness, acceptance, and compassion. Sometimes, people try to get rid of the pain by blaming themselves. Practice ...

Befriend Ambiguity

Making your characters complex and not stock types, often deemed easy but the process is actually painstaking. Wanting the readers to be swept away and feel the characters come to life with their imagination...