Modern gothic to me aligns with dark academia, except its setting can go beyond those of an intellectual institution's. Even so, I tend to find modern gothic tales not quite as beguiling as those of the Brontes' or du Maurier.
This book is phenomenal. Not only does it provide pages of different emotional wounds and their elements, but it gives you psychological feel to all of them. I noted a number of wounds that I was already building up in a character I'm writing about, but this book has helped me think more deeply about … Continue reading The Emotional Wound Thesaurus
I was a little jealous of Allegra's chance to make as much money as she does right out of school, while living in NYC, and "living the dream." But like anything, once you take a look under the surface, things are anything but a dream.
Her aim: to be smart about your money and live the best life you can - all in style, all within budget, and all without missing out on the bubbly.
Writing Wild Writing Wild is a book not in line with how I view the world, namely the spiritual undertones. The author is too David Avocado Wolfe for me, with her messages of balancing ions in the body, energies, chakras, etc. A snake crossing your path has meaning only because you’ve given it meaning; not … Continue reading Writing Wild: Forming a Creative Partnership with Nature
I may never eat a madeleine without thinking of Proust and his contribution to our understanding of human memory.
If you want people to like you, make them feel good about themselves.
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