How I knew I was supposed to be a writer

I was a small kid when I began writing. It was one of my favourite things to do inside and outside of the classroom, and ever since then, I’ve had a fascination for story writing and telling. Throughout school, story writing became less common in the classroom, but that didn’t mean I was going to […]

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Can’t We Just All Just Be Professional?!

Artists are stereotypically free spirits.  And free-spiritedness is in total opposition with professionalism.  Free spirits have their own clocks, their own special way of doing things, their own distinct appearance.  Free spirits are what drives the beauty of the creative arena. But too much of a good thing is unbalanced.  I love art as a […]

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Simple tips to produce your best writing

A problem I have is that I can sometimes find it difficult to concentrate. It happens when I do coursework and it happens even more when I write. I struggle to get into the “zone” and therefore, I don’t always produce my best work. However, over time I’ve discovered some tips that help me write. […]

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The wonder that is the Authortube community

Over the years, YouTube has developed into a massive community where tons of people from all over the globe create content on just about anything, from life hacks such as making a pair of shoes out of glue to applying foundation with a shoe. Ah, the joys of the internet… One particular community I’m familiarising […]

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Writing is hard, but not impossible

From many observations in the past and present, I have noticed that there can sometimes be a stigma attached to creative work. Whether it be art, graphic design, fashion or creative writing, a lot of people tend to have the assumption that it is easy being someone who creates something for a living, or intends […]

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How reading helps your writing (in a way you wouldn’t expect!)

No matter what sort of writer you are – fiction or non-fiction – you will somehow always stumble upon this piece of advice: in order to become a better writer, you must read a lot. It’s so true! Reading is an excellent way to motivate yourself to write. Personally, when I’m reading a great book […]

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