Books

The Opposite of Loneliness: A Review

After recently graduating from university, people are always asking me: “What have I got planned?” “Where will I go from here?” Marina Keegan’s book The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories helps things stop feeling so overwhelming, because by the way she talks about the future, she...

National Poetry Month: Top 5 Poets

April is National Poetry Month which means that many poets around the world will be sitting down at their favourite writing spot and possibly depriving themselves of sleep. They begin to write a revolutionary poem just like poets before them. Household names, to name a few, include...

Say Goodbye to Procrastination with Freewrite

The Internet naturally distracts every writer. Browsing while typing up first drafts of stories is an activity every writer partakes in. This relatively new device could be the solution to our procrastination problems. The Freewrite – formerly known as Hemingwrite – is a “minimalist digital typewriter for...

Top 5 Female Literary Characters

To celebrate International Women’s Day, I’ve compiled a list of my favourite female literary characters. These characters inspired me when I was younger, and some still do. They are the kind of people you aspire to be, because they are able to handle anything that comes their...