Free Graphic Design Resources for Beginners from a Beginner!

Spoiler Alert: I am not a graphic designer, nor am I a photographer or photo editor. I’ve always thought logos and graphic design in general were pretty cool, but it wasn’t until I listened to Negative Space on the 99% Invisible podcast that I became mildly obsessed (you can read more about that HERE). I … Continue reading Free Graphic Design Resources for Beginners from a Beginner!

Want To Understand Your Characters Better? Have Them Take Personality Tests!

When you're writing a character, you're essentially creating a person out of thin air. A person based on others, perhaps, but you are responsible for everything that character is or will become either consciously or unconsciously. There are a ridiculous amount of layers within people, and these layers are developed as a result of experiences, … Continue reading Want To Understand Your Characters Better? Have Them Take Personality Tests!

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer made me deeply sad and impacted me in a way that only a truly beautiful story can. Oskar's attempt to reconcile himself with his father's death in 9/11 was interwoven with the story of his grandparent's relationship. It was a tale of hope and despair, love and … Continue reading Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer