On the Virtues and Terrors of Writing Under Pressure

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The deadline approaches, doesn't matter what the project or assignment is. It could be for work, for school, or in the case of this blog, for leisure. Regardless, the deadline approaches and you feel the heat from the fire burning at your feet as you dash across the days till… Continue reading On the Virtues and Terrors of Writing Under Pressure

It has been a while.

To whom it may concern, I have not made a post to the blog for the past couple of weeks, for that I am sorry. I am currently trying to adjust to my new life in a Master of Social Work program at the University of Toronto. Given my coursework, a majority of my reading… Continue reading It has been a while.

A Writer’s Journal Pt. 2: Fan Expo and the Flash Fiction Competition Results

Signed Comic and Script from Peter Tomasi and Dave Finch As promised yesterday, I have come to deliver you the results of the flash fiction competition that I entered. I will also discuss my experience attending Fan Expo 2019, at least for the Friday I was present. The results are in. The news is both… Continue reading A Writer’s Journal Pt. 2: Fan Expo and the Flash Fiction Competition Results

Update: Delay in posting and change in web address

Hey everyone, just want to apologize for my delay in a new post, as you probably would have noticed I didn't post on Tuesday which goes against the rules I set out for myself at the beginning of this whole project. I hope to deliver some news on my experience at Fan Expo this past… Continue reading Update: Delay in posting and change in web address

Reading Habits: The Perils and Benefits of Forcing Ourselves to Read.

Photo by Gijs Coolen on Pexels.com A friend recommends a television show to you. One that they guarantee you will enjoy if you just get past the first 5 season, a total of 96 40-minute-long episodes. You can't skip it because it plays an integral part in the plot going forward and you won't appreciate… Continue reading Reading Habits: The Perils and Benefits of Forcing Ourselves to Read.

A Writer’s Journal Pt.1: My first flash fiction competition

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Hello reader. If this is your first time visiting this blog, thank you. Like so many others, it is a sincere desire of mine to be an author. As such, I felt that entering writing competitions would be a good way of both getting noticed as a writer but also… Continue reading A Writer’s Journal Pt.1: My first flash fiction competition

On Reading: A short essay on why we read and how books shape us

If you were to keep a record of the books you have read over the course of five years, would the books all tend to be in the same genre, the same type of story, with the same problems or same conflicts? Probably not. Our personal interests and challenges in life evolve, they change shape,… Continue reading On Reading: A short essay on why we read and how books shape us

Reading Habits: One Book vs. Multiple Books at a time.

I am surrounded by friends who like reading a great deal(this is perhaps the greatest understatement I shall ever make). Despite the fact you and I have only just become acquainted, the above fact probably comes as little surprise to you. Don't worry I am not going to spend an article talking about why I… Continue reading Reading Habits: One Book vs. Multiple Books at a time.