So I just started a new novel today. No idea where it's going to go, I have no plot ideas, I'm just pantsing.Anyway, so I'm writing randomly, and apparently one of my characters now is a wise old dad who has a daughter, I've named her Sabre because that popped in my head and I'm … Continue reading Anonymity and Creativity
“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe is wrought with symbolism of the mind, specifically the subconscious and the conscious aspects of Mind. The poem is an interesting one, in the sense that one can argue that the events of the piece are not happening to the narrator himself, but rather, within him, specifically, within his … Continue reading Edgar Allan Poe and the Mind
If you write, you would have inevitably come across two major writing styles. Either you plan until you've got a lot of plot. Or you write in a creative heat by the seat of your pants. You are either a plotter or a panster. I'm a panster, so I can tell you more about that. … Continue reading Are you a panster or a plotter?
All great (or not so great) stories start with an introduction. So here's my introduction. I'm both young and old (meaning in my twenties), and I love science and fantasy. By day, I'm a neuroscientist. By night, a fantasy writer. No really. I write fantasy, and science fiction, of course. My dream is to win the … Continue reading First Post