Coming Back to Reality

So, the world’s come back to you in some way. Whether you’ve been travelling, living abroad, daydreaming, planning for the future, or you’ve just generally been away from where you’ve settled either figuratively (sitting in your head, wondering about what comes next) or literally (perhaps living and studying abroad as I have been this year),Continue reading “Coming Back to Reality”

How Being An Expat Can Help You Write

I’m going to preface this by admitting that, whilst I’ve been living the expat life, I haven’t been writing all that much. I’ve mentioned this in previous posts as well but I think it’s important to mention it again in this post in particular. This post is all about how being an expat can helpContinue reading “How Being An Expat Can Help You Write”

Blood on the Camera: A Metaphor for Reminding the Audience of Story Devices at Work

As you can see from the title, this one is a little less to do with novels, but it still has to do with stories, and that’s what we talk about here. We talk about tales and whilst I’m aiming to become an author, there was a time where I actually wanted to be aContinue reading “Blood on the Camera: A Metaphor for Reminding the Audience of Story Devices at Work”

The Importance of Creative Outlets

So much of what we consume is art. A television series, a film, video games, books, puzzles, trips to the museum. We, as human beings, constantly surround ourselves with art that other people have produced, and that’s really beautiful. We look to these sources of creativity, and we absorb it into our own lives toContinue reading “The Importance of Creative Outlets”

The Joys of Online Book Tours

As the pandemic continuously stretches on, I think it’s fair to say we’ve all found joys wherever we can. For example, I got to spend my last year at university studying from home, which brought me inundated happiness because I’m an incredibly independent learner who likes making my own schedule. My mother has been workingContinue reading “The Joys of Online Book Tours”