From Shortlist to Second Place

Nearly one and a half year ago, I wrote that my short story The Champion of Wintersdeep was shortlisted in the Comic-Con writing contest. I entered this story in December 2019, and on September first this year, I finally got the results of the contest. The last round was a popularity contest, and I asked Read More

5 Craft Books I Liked

Now, I don’t want to repeat the usual suspects of On Writing by Stephen King or Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott although I do have them on my shelf. I want to talk about a few books you might not have heard about yet. These one’s are for serious writers who want to go Read More

Work In Progress: Short Stories and MICE

The past two weeks, I’ve worked on several short stories as a break from working on novels. I love writing them, as you can see with Tales of Lunis Aquaria, and I want to release a second volume of short stories from Lunis Aquaria soon. Next year maybe? Who knows. All I can say for Read More

On My Mind: The Downside of Growth

I’ve always been hungry for knowledge and extremely curious. I devoured books since I was younger, so when I went to university and I could pick courses about all of my interests, I was delighted. If money wasn’t an issue, I’d go for my n-th degree and be a student forever. That’s not in the Read More

Preptober Starts

We’re less than a month away from National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and October has been dubbed ‘Preptober’ by many. It’s the month in which participants of NaNoWriMo prepare their big epic novel for production. The plotters will finish their outlines, the pantsers just let their idea simmer in the back of their mind. If Read More

Writing As Relief

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 Read More