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Book Review: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Creativity is one of the most wondrous and mysterious aspects of the human experience. Seemingly unique to us amongst species, it serves no biological purpose in the struggle to survive, and yet it has played a powerful role in human … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of Language Invention by David J. Peterson

I’m not sure whether it’s an aspect of my love for the written word or a coincidental interest of its own, but language has always fascinated me. I’ve gone through many phases in my life trying to learn a multitude … Continue reading

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Creativity Guides

There are a lot of great books out there about writing—about creating characters, structuring plots, or crafting settings and dialogue. But lately I’ve been reading more books about creativity in general, about the elusive process of making things up and … Continue reading

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Introversion: Blessing or Curse? And Who Decides?

I didn’t post yesterday, because the day got away from me. I could write another silly ‘writing is hard *pout*’ post, but I figured I’d take a day to write about something a little more personal. I recently read a … Continue reading

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Plotting Guides

Plotting is absolutely and unequivocally the hardest part of the process for me. Taking a jumbled mess of characters, settings, and half-imagined events and trying to organize them into something that resembles an actual story has always been difficult. But … Continue reading

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