For reasons unknown even to myself, I went down a rabbit hole that I shouldn’t have. Consequence of this is that I ended up downloading The New Yorker, Jul 18, 1942. Here are some things that I found extremely adorable and interesting af! “New Yorkers make the best candidates for presidency” Ironically I read it […]
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars Your job isn’t to find these ideas but to recognize them when they show up. I used to adore Stephen king’s book when I was younger, I have this very refined memory of gifting my crush a Stephen King […]
The nugatory scrolling comes to an end as I glance up to see the time on my phone. It’s been one hour since the last time I saw it. The time when I decided to mindlessly scroll through amazon’s app like I do with any other social media. I find myself browsing through way too many shopping apps these days and wonder if this is what people call being a Shopaholic
The Shopaholic Imbroglio, Can you get out of this?
Yesterday while scrolling through my infinite reddit feed, I came across something. This blog–it wasn’t fancy–in fact it wasn’t even trying to be clever. It was a daily/weekly log. I don’t know where in this whole journey of writing and blogging I became scared of posting. Wanting everything I write to qualify this insane standard […]
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Kadir Nelson’s “Art Connoisseurs” By Françoise Mouly Be it music or painting, there always seems to be a gatekeeping culture when it comes to admiring art. The movies, exhibitions, abstract painting and things which look extremely daunting to start with. Art, it’s as vague as the word gets, it can be anything from arcane texts of […]
Let Python do the thinking for you 🙂 I wanted a way to generate five words, out of the blue with their meaning so that I didn’t have to think about “which five words I use in todays article” Decision Fatigue is a thing, and I want to avoid making any of these decisions. I […]
Small Tricks to Improve writing : F. Scott Fitzgerald transcribed the novels of writers he admired such as Charles Dickens to get the feel of their writing. Dumb Little Writing Tricks That Work: Transcribe Screenplays When I first read about transcribing screenplay, this seemed like an idea that I have been waiting for. I really […]
Week 1 : Plotting a Course MegsObserves : The course has really good music and really well shot. It’s amazing ! Sorta jazzy. Plot : Causal relationship between two events. Character + Action = Plot Hayao Miyazaki, one of Japan’s most celebrated animators, director of Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo, and many others, said that what […]
I have been putting this off for a while now. I know that this is going to be a big commitment–though to be very fair, everything is always a big commitment. I have been thinking of writing regularly and I want to also not shit post. The one problem that we all (or at least […]