Writing Tips

What writing fan fiction can teach you

When I started writing, back in 2004 or so (God, time flies, can you believe that it was 12 years ago?), I didn't really have much to say in the realm of non fiction. To be honest, non fiction blogs back then written by girls my age were usually something along the lines of "I… Continue reading What writing fan fiction can teach you

Change is good, Musings

Don’t be ashamed to show you’re happy!

So I was in one of those Tesco superstores, and I was in a particularly good mood. So I started singing quietly to myself, and doing a little dance, my basket full of avocados (because I'm such a basic bitch) acting as my dancing partner. And then I realised that no one else around me… Continue reading Don’t be ashamed to show you’re happy!

Musings

Is it a career? Is it a job?

As I’ve said in some of my previous posts, I used to work a very unchallenging and unstimulating minimum wage job. Basically, I washed towels, swept the floors and washed people’s hair day in, day out. Totally unglamorous. Plus cracked hands, early mornings, and 9 hours a day on my feet. So you can probably… Continue reading Is it a career? Is it a job?

Change is good

Why people telling you to never change are complete morons

"You should never change, not for anyone". It's a theme of so many blog posts, articles, and motivational speeches to heartbroken friends. And I agree, at least in most cases. Changing for someone is a slippery slope. But I'm not going to be talking here about dumb boyfriends who tell you they won't love you if you… Continue reading Why people telling you to never change are complete morons

Musings

Modesty is overrated

"You're not very modest, are you?" Oh god, the number of times I heard this sentence spoken in a very condescending tone... I'm not even sure I can count to that many. The thing is, I'm not modest at all, and I don't aspire to be. For a reason I don't quite understand, modesty is… Continue reading Modesty is overrated