Writers Group

I gathered up my courage and went to my first Writers Group at the State Library today. I’ve been meaning to go for a while now but honestly, I have always been too scared. I decided that after nine months of calling myself a writer and now having quite a few published articles under my... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about the Bechdel Test

Here’s another rambling catalogue of my thoughts as I explore the workings of feminism. This time it is about the Bechdel Test, the famous measure by which books, movies, TV shows, and all variety of stories are tested against for gender bias. The criteria are quite simple: It has to have at least two women... Continue Reading →

Lessons on NaNoWriMo 2013

NaNoWriMo has not run to my expectations this year. It was my second actual attempt at it and this year I had a plan – a plot, a scene structure and some character outlines thanks to my creative writing course and the motivation it gave me. I had planned to write 2000 words on my... Continue Reading →

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