If you make anything, art or stories or music or any type of creative medium, odds are you’ve heard the defeating thoughts that are built on doubt, the self-comparison game, or a period of just feeling low about yourself (no matter the cause). These thoughts? Yeah, they’re cruel and unfortunately common if you’re feel low.…

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I recently got back into anime after taking maybe a five-year hiatus from watching it. I watched shows ranging from light-and-fluffy OHSHC to Tokyo Ghoul to Black Butler to Hellsing Ultimate. (Previously to these shows, I’d only ever seen Miyazaki and maybe a few episodes of Naruto when they appeared as Saturday morning specials) After…

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Baby name sites, names meaning “(vague concept related to character development plot)” How long can somebody live without food/water? (for quests) Symptoms of the plague (for those period dramas) Rate of inflation (how much money in ye-olde-days was too much?) Stab wounds and can someone survive them if… Is “INSERT YOUR WIP TITLE” already the…

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It sounds like a disease, doesn’t it? “Stages”. Yet, lurking in places that authors gather like abandoned bookstores and Tumblr, I’ve noticed three common struggles that absolutely devastate authors. And here they are.   STAGE ONE: Self-doubt. Am I good enough? My writing is so childish. But that author was famous when they were only…

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This is closer to a writer version of an online personality quiz, but I decided to write a light-hearted post of what your music playlist means if you’re a writer. Don’t take it to heart. Or do. Whatever floats your musical boat. Let’s get… listening? Silence. Hello darkness my old friend… I’m either mysterious, or writing this…

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