This month I have let my writing suffer, as a result of trying to market my blog. I don't think any of the blog-posts I made this month holds a candle to my best articles. I have put blog-posts on StumbleUpon and Scoop.It, I've joined a few blog-groups on Facebook, I've made a Pinterest... Continue Reading →
The past few weeks, I have spent some time getting a Pinterest profile up and running. I have made a few boards with some of my interests, so if you like any of the stuff I have written about in the past, you'll find more related content from other sources there. Please check it out! 🙂
Writing Inspiration #4 was about taking inspiration from video essays, often about analyses of certain works or writers. That sort of skipped over the more obvious advice, to simply take inspiration directly from those same works and writers. I won't go in too much detail as this can't be news to too many people, but I... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ug9oc-mg4e0 I've been feeling a bit under the weather this week, so I felt that this video by David Mitchell was appropriate. Now for some relaxing, ginger/honey/lemon-tea, jägermeister and a long hot shower!
When I am stuck while writing, I watch video essays. Not to blindly follow the storytelling-advice they provide, but to shake something out from my brain that was already there, just a bit out of reach. And not only video essays on writing. Also on moviemaking, game creation, making speeches, and more! Storytelling is storytelling. You... Continue Reading →
In my last post I told you about how the Hamilton-song "Non Stop" shames me into writing. This time I want to write about the beauty and horror you can find in nature, when taking a hike. Walking in nature is great for your creativity! Even the glacier-hike I mentioned here before set my mind ablaze... Continue Reading →
Like with visual art, there are many ways which music can inspire you when you write. It can set you in the correct mood or mindset. Or maybe the lyrics of a song can set your mind on an idea. But for me the song below brings a particularly inspiring feeling to my heart. Shame! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9iLfPP4Ps8... Continue Reading →
This week (and some of next) I want to make a short blog-series about the various things that inspire me when I write. Since I've already gone into great detail about how the art of Theodor Kittelsen have inspired me, I figured this was a good place to start. Visual stimuli are great to get... Continue Reading →