INT. HOME OFFICE - NIGHT ARAMIRU sits in front of his computer as he types away in lethargic cadence peppered with pauses. He begins talking to himself. ARAMIRU"You're not a writer." "What do you mean I'm not a writer?" "I'm not trying to be a dick, and—and I'm not trying to be discouraging, and obviously … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion: You’re Not Writer
This is a post I've posted on Reddit recently that I thought I'd put on the blog as well for extra views because it got decently popular for archival reasons. I'm definitely not recycling content. In the end, I'll add on additional thoughts I have regarding the topic. https://www.reddit.com/r/writing/comments/aqma1k/how_to_write_a_character_with_x/ Alright. I'm hoping that showed … Continue reading Writing Workshop: “How to write Characters with ‘X'” [X-Post from Reddit]
What? What time is it? Yeah, I'm sleeping out of my car! It's great! Why? You want to fight about it? You can shower in the rain. You can eat with the pigeons. And you can really feel the heart of the city when you sleep in their Wal-Mart's parking lot. What? No, I don't … Continue reading The Secret of NaNoWriMo, Writing, and Such
Previous Episodes: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 21 Years and 2 months There's no such thing as a dull love story to those who are in it. They had met in an ethics class at their university. The first date was at a Thai restaurant close to campus. It was a … Continue reading The Devil & Me (Finale)
A clumsy, tacky question. It's not a question that many people ask writers but a question I imagine many writers have asked themselves at some point. Why do you write? Why do you write even though your work is shit? Why do you write even though it makes you miserable? Why do you write even … Continue reading Why Do You Write?
Happy New Year! 2016 is almost over (thank god) and 2017 is right around the corner (for some of you it's already 2017)! I thought it might be fun for me to do a quick & dirty review of all the movies/TV I watched this year! Just a head's up, not all of them are … Continue reading Happy New Year! Quick Review of Movies / TV Series I saw in 2016!
Merry Christmas! Jingle bells are ringing! Uncles are drunk and raging! I'm outside with a bat and sending snowmen's heads flying! And the neighborhood children are crying! The police are coming? Hope everyone's having a lovely holiday and if you're in Japan hope you got your bucket of KFC. My first novel, Black Halo: the Witch … Continue reading Merry Christmas 2016!
Hi, it’s me. Your average writer. You might have heard of me from my past works such as… who are we kidding? You have never heard of me. I’m a nobody. But I’m a nobody with some experience. Last time, I posted a blog about 4 Same Stupid Questions I See All the … Continue reading Explaining the 4 Common Answers & Advice Given to Beginner Writers
Black Halo: the Witch & the Guardian PREVIEW Part 4
So, as I mentioned in my last article, Video Game the Storyteller: How Metal Gear Solid 4 is the Perfect Example of the Best and Worst of Video Game Storytelling, that was written months before I had the chance to experience The Walking Dead by Telltale Games. That game definitely deserves a quick mention as it … Continue reading Video Game the Storyteller: The Walking Dead by Telltale Games (and why it’s the best The Walking Dead experience)