Oftentimes when we speak of addiction, substance abuse comes to mind. Though it clearly does surround that practice, addiction is equally shown in different types of behaviors and thought patterns. Comparing ourselves to others has never been easier, owing to an abstract “perfection” buzz going on nowadays, in aspects ranging from money to self-fulfillment. But… Continue reading When Comparison Becomes Addiction – And How You Can Make It Go Away
In a day and age with a rampant search for writing gigs of all kinds, it’s only natural that productivity topples creativity at some point. Seeing that they’re the core of a writer’s occupation, it’s impossible for them to leave their creative veins behind. Yet, responsibility may dim the spark which got them started in… Continue reading How Writers Can Rescue Their Creativity Under Work Pressure
Hello! I woke up to a great surprise in my e-mail inbox today. My post had been published at Kathy Steinemann's blog. I felt particularly happy owing to my admiration towards this writer. She has written a wealth of books, among them The Writer's Lexicon, referred to as "the Bible of words". In the post,… Continue reading Guest Post: KathySteinemann.com
“Time is all about relativity”. I recall my high school teacher saying these exact words to the class as he debunked the meanings behind Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. Moments may whoosh by while there’s a fair share of things to be accomplished in a short amount of time. That wacky White Rabbit was pretty… Continue reading The Pursuit Of Dreams In Ephemeral Times
Just as essential as writing consistently, delving into different styles is an important (and fun!) step in discovering oneself as a writer. Specially if you just got started, your current state may not be your final destination, and that’s a good thing. In fact, you may never reach the end. After all, your final work… Continue reading Testing the Waters: What Do You Want to Write About?
This has been a crazy competitive year so far. With Election Day looming here in Brazil, it’s fair to state that the last few months have been nothing but absolute, divided chaos. Nevertheless, the potential rise of a mysoginistic candidate has awoken the righteousness out of people! I mean it. Never in my 20 years… Continue reading The Lack Of Self-Love And Its Side Effects