In one of the Discord communities I’m part of, someone suggested writing a review of our own blogs as a writing prompt. I answered (with humour) that I never said anything nice about myself. I said it as a joke, but there’s truth in there. I have had self-esteem issues since I was a kid
Writing as a form of therapy isn’t new. I started journaling years ago when I felt low and didn’t know what to do. Writing down my thoughts and feelings has helped me organise them and helped me realise important things. Even when things got better, I didn’t stop, and now I’m grateful to have the
We can learn so much about stories and writing from reading, but not everyone learns the best from a book. Others have a preference for visual or auditive learning. That’s why today I wanted to highlight a few YouTube channels that talk about writing and stories. All of these have their own style and cover
December 31st was the deadline for the writing competition hosted by Dutch Comic Con. I took part in it before, but my story wasn’t selected that time. I wanted to give it another go, especially because the new theme was ‘games’. Games are kind of my thing (understatement of the year), so I thought my
One productivity tip that always seems to stay at the top of ‘get things done’-lists is “Anticipate the future”. We have to know what’s coming to prepare for it. I’ve known about my trip to Japan for nearly a year and only started preparing my blog a month before our flight. A month is enough,
Writing a first chapter is hard. The tips I found online didn’t help me much. I examine them and tell you why they don’t work for me.
Tessa explores the ins and outs of writing about your own hometown if it isn’t widely known. Especially if supernatural beings live there as well.
I don’t believe in writer’s block. Three things are responsible for being unable to create and here are some tips to fix them.
New year, new goals! The 2018 review has influence how things are done in 2019. More content on a regular basis and no more daily blog events.
A look back at 2018 as we say goodbye to another year. Goals were crushed and deadlines missed, but it’s been an amazing year. Thank you!