Why Motivation May Be The Worst Word (Discipline, Part 2)

My mom once gave me relationship advice that I think applies here:

You need to marry someone who you both like and love, because there are going to be some days that you don’t like him (or her), and that’s when you love him. And there’s some days you won’t love him, and that’s when you remember you like him. And there’s going to be some days that you don’t like or love him, and that’s when you remember you made a commitment. 

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Writing Every Day (Discipline, Part 1)

Most likely, you’ve heard that advice before. It’s maybe the most said writing advice ever. And there are many reasons for that, and many good things that come from taking this advice. But there’s one benefit that, to me, seems to be overlooked. 

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Hemsworths and Hiddlestons: Thor Ragnarok Review

Friday saw the release of the much-awaited Marvel movie, Thor: Ragnarok. With amazing trailers proceeding the movie for quite some time, and Marvel’s impressive record, Ragnarok was a very promising movie. Very, very promising. Promising to the point where I am actually surprised it managed to live up to it’s promises. 

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Why We Should Care About Disney

Anyone paying attention can see what an effect Disney has on it’s young audiences. Most children are introduced to Disney at a young age, during a vital developmental period in their lives. These children are inexperienced and innocent, and what is taught during this point in their lives stick. 

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To All the Nerds Out There Who Want to Name Their Children After Fictional Characters

My parents are major geeks, and have been since forever. So of course when they had their child, they did the geekiest thing on Earth and chose two names from Star Trek. (This was, of course, after my dad wanted to name me Xena Buffy.)

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The Orville vs Discovery: Which One is More Trek

Star Trek has always had a defining feel to it – one of hope for mankind, of the ability for different people from different backgrounds to come together for one goal, and of surviving despite all odds. It’s this feeling that made the original Star Trek series, which aired during a hopeless and divided time in history, so popular and loved.

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Writing Challenge: Halloween Questionnaire

This is a fun, Halloween questionnaire to ask about your developing characters, in hopes of adding information to childhood memories, creativity, personal likes and tastes, fun, etc…

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