What Sparks a Story Idea Lightbulb?

As I lay here, wide awake for the fourth night in a row (welcome to pre-exam insomnia, it's awesome), I've been thinking a lot about the ol' gray matter. In particular, I'm stuck on the concept of what makes us tick. How in the world does a bunch of Flying Spaghetti Monster-like neurons sending infinitesimal … Continue reading What Sparks a Story Idea Lightbulb?

Earning Your Street Cred

I feel like I've been a writer all of my life. I always enjoyed my English & Literature classes and found papers just flowing out onto the page. I'd be much happier cleaning the bathroom with my own toothbrush than solving for x (particularly these days!), yet would contently tap away for hours, analyzing the … Continue reading Earning Your Street Cred