The Most Welcoming of Secrets

Abine wasn’t tired.  But he was supposed to be, wasn’t he? He was retired. He had seen the world and it had seen him.  So why wasn’t he tired? You’d think he would be tired. Old, even. That was what was expected of him. That he would just yield the moment they told him, take... Continue Reading →

So Many Books, So Little Time

I'm not a fast reader. It often amazes me when people online say they've read a hundred books a year, since even fifty is more than I can typically mange. It takes me a month or more to dissect most books (though I'll often read several at a time). I want to note everything the... Continue Reading →

Worldbuilding: When to Stop

So, while I've enjoyed talking productivity and reading habits pretty continuously over the past month or so, I feel that I've gotten a bit burnt out over the topic and am ready for a shift. Worry not, for we will return to those things---just not today. Today, I'd like to harken back to a sort... Continue Reading →

Can Procrastination Be Productive?

Well, I have more thoughts on the matter, so here it is. A blog post in which I'll attempt to continue the discussion on motivation and procrastination we started earlier this month. Today I'll attempt to break down "procrastination" a little, and focus on a difference many of us struggle to make: the contrast between... Continue Reading →

Allegory and Authorial Intent

Occasionally I'll be sitting and pondering English literature (to little end), when an end will suddenly come, an intrigue: the question of authorial intent. The thoughts will start to flow, and just like that, I'll be the host of an internal debate. The central question of the debate is the following: Should we attempt to... Continue Reading →

Beating Procrastination

Well, that was an awfully assumptive title, wasn't it? Before we begin, I should probably let you know that I won't actually be sharing the secret to ending procrastination once at for all. Additionally, I cannot claim to have beat procrastination myself. What I will be doing is giving you some tips on how to... Continue Reading →

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