Looking Past Jealousy

Looking Past Jealousy

Are you like me? Do you find yourself overwhelmingly jealous of friends or family because they seemingly have everything under control? It’s a niggling feeling that digs under your skin, probes at your brain, that little thought that maybe there’s a reason you’re unhappy, unsettled. Maybe it was that slightly bad thing you did back [...]

Writing Masterclass: Dialect, Body Language & Character Representation

Writing Masterclass: Dialect, Body Language & Character Representation

After a discussion about vocabulary and phrasing, I realised that a lot of how we represent ourselves is via the way we speak and the ways we come across. Our appearance, our dialect, body language and even our own opinions of ourselves can be targets for opinions. I realised that I could use this information within my character creation to create realistic, likeable or even dislikeable characters.

Writing Prompt #9

Writing Prompt #9

WP: You pull off your headphones and the whole world shifts. You're now sitting in a futuristic mall with some sort of VR headset in your hands and a smiling clipboard-wielding lady asking about "The Virtual Life Experience". The problem: your "virtual" life is the only one you can remember.