writing

writing || instagram ask me anything

I'm sure you've heard of Instagram's new feature. Why am I so sure? Oh, maybe because everyone's been using it to do a Q&A sesh... And because I am admittedly a happy member of that "everyone" category, here were some of the questions you guys asked on my story yesterday and my more detailed, written-up… Continue reading writing || instagram ask me anything

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Literary Commentary, Psychology, writing

writing || Charisma, Love and Psychology | 4AM Coffee-Induced Thoughts

Couldn't fall asleep Friday night because I drank a Brazilian Hazelnut Latte Espresso (gotta try new things right?) around 5pm so... this happened. If you want to skip to the good stuff: Lots of me talking about things and getting distracted by other things (1:00) How to have more charisma (10:45) What does it mean… Continue reading writing || Charisma, Love and Psychology | 4AM Coffee-Induced Thoughts

organization, videos, writing

organization || HOW I READ: Annotating Books and eBooks, Keeping a Literature “Journal”

I've officially gone over to the dark side. I've been converted. To what, you ask? I now annotate - that's write, I MARK UP - books. With pen. Yeah, you heard me right. *gasps and faints in the crowd* Jokes aside, I just got back from a family vacation in which I did a lot… Continue reading organization || HOW I READ: Annotating Books and eBooks, Keeping a Literature “Journal”

academia, Literary Commentary, writing

writing || Thoughts on “My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King” by Reymundo Sánchez

Synopsis Looking for an escape from childhood abuse, Reymundo Sanchez turned away from school and baseball to drugs, alcohol, and then sex, and was left to fend for himself before age 14. The Latin Kings, one of the largest and most notorious street gangs in America, became his refuge and his world, but its violence… Continue reading writing || Thoughts on “My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King” by Reymundo Sánchez

academia, Literary Commentary, writing

writing || “Vicious” and Morality

Vicious! I read this book, by V.E. Schwab, a long time ago, and really enjoyed it! Although I had a lot of initial comments and discussion questions building up in my mind while I was reading, I unfortunately never wrote them down once I’d read it. Then, a few weeks later I finally did on… Continue reading writing || “Vicious” and Morality