Category Archives: Self-Knowledge

Random Ramble: The Stealth Ego Attack

Tell your ego to STFU!!!

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#24 Your Write to: Give Your Characters Backstories

What was their childhood like? What kind of family did they live with? Were they healthy or dysfunctional? These questions and more can help inform your characters’ backstories and how they move, talk, and act in the present timeline of … Continue reading

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Random Ramble: Bow to the Novice

We all start somewhere. Honour where that is. This video was created thanks to an inspiring conversation with my friend Adriel who I challenged to create a similar video. You can find his vlog by clicking here.

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#22 Your Write to: Complicate Your Characters’ Lives

You don’t know Heaven ’til you’ve been through Hell!

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#21 Your Write to: Give Your Charcters Opposing Values

It’s bad enough to have antagonists that oppose your character’s values, and even better for your character to have their own set values that clash amongst themselves!

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#9 Your Write to: Honour Your Children

Ideas are like children. We create them and it’s up to us to nourish and help them grow into admirable and respectable beings.

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#8 Your Write to: Stay Clean

Hemmingway was a boozehound and he’s a legendary writer! Why can’t I do it too?! In a very PSA style video, here are my thoughts on the romanticization of self destruction for the sake of creativity.

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