The Value of Personal Archives

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash  Most recordings and accounts of our lives are now being distributed online. 'Science and culture in the 21st century are born digital; today’s Einsteins, Rembrandts, and Bachs create and record their works on digital devices.' (1) We are archiving our lives in real-time, probably without even realising it. Everything … Continue reading The Value of Personal Archives

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Why the Author Persona is a Reductive Concept

There is a great deal of pressure in to stand out as a creative, and this is mostly due to an oversaturated market and overflowing media feeds. Marketing-savvy authors are expected to create a certain kind of image, a brand. "Brand not only tells the world who you are and what you stand for, but … Continue reading Why the Author Persona is a Reductive Concept

Let’s Talk About ‘Gilmore Girls’

The Stars Hollow fictional-set comedy series featuring the mother-daughter duo, Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, is heart-warming, quick-witted and absolutely bingeable. The show follows the Gilmore girls as they juggle family dynamics, friends, love and career aspirations with overindulging on junk food and coffee. All while maintaining a flawless figure and being extremely fashionable despite being … Continue reading Let’s Talk About ‘Gilmore Girls’

The Art of Me

As a writer, I felt obligated by an unwritten law to lend myself, particularly my perception of my human experience, to my reader. So long, I have debated how to capture myself in my own writing, until I understood, about two years ago, that wasn't the case at all. Two weeks after I moved to England … Continue reading The Art of Me

Review: Netflix’s Riverdale

What makes CW's Riverdale such a great hit? With the quick approach of the second season's finale, I wanted to share what I love most about this show! But first, why is this YA mystery drama such a hit with audiences of all ages? Is it the great look of the show? Maybe. The great … Continue reading Review: Netflix’s Riverdale