You know what’s nearly here? NaNoWriMo 2019! (If you aren’t sure what that is, you can look at this post where I explain it.) I cannot tell you how excited I am. Last year I didn’t reach 50,000 words. I was going strong, and then halfway through the month I went to Sydney and things… Continue reading Less Than a Month
Without much thought, my answer would be yes. You hear it everywhere – or, I do – that people want to consume bite-sized media. This comes in the form of Instagram and YouTube; it’s easy to consume and it's how people market themselves these days. It’s more common for someone to pitch their ~aesthetic~ Instagram… Continue reading Is Blogging a Dying Art?
I only finished one book in September, but I've reached my goal of 80 books this year (even though my not-so-secret secret goal is 100) so I'm not complaining. Next trimester I have to read a bunch of children’s books, which I’m really looking forward to. It’ll be interesting to study what makes one a… Continue reading September 2019 Reading
This day brings with it many hours for playing Sims, which makes me happier than it should. Also, a poem for you: Tie, tie your laces And don’t be afraid to fall. Ride, ride your bike You’ll always have me to watch over you. You’re growing older Please don’t forget me When you’re riding through… Continue reading Kids on Bikes / Poem
I’ve never been overly interested in travel writing, but since studying travel writing at university, I’ve found myself increasingly drawn to it. It’s especially interesting to see how techniques of travel writing overlap with other genres, and how to set them apart. For instance, travel writing in first person could be mistaken for a memoir,… Continue reading Travel Writing
Sunday has found us, yet again, with a cup of black caramel tea and an oncoming week of study. And with everything I study comes something to be learned. That sounds like the most obvious statement in the world; I’m a student, of course I’m learning. But I don’t just mean the course work, I… Continue reading Essays vs Creative Writing
My reading has slowed down a lot in the past two months since starting university, a fact surprising no one. But on top of that, my reading tastes are changing. I've always liked classics and wanted a good collection of ones I enjoy, but in the past month I've been more motivated to read them… Continue reading August 2019 Reading