1. Take a story idea you have It can be anything, as long as you know you can expand on it enough to be a full novel. 2. Set aside a month Take a month off work and your daily… Read More »Your Brain on Writing: How to Write a Novel Every Other Month
Robin Nemesszeghy enjoys weaving fantastical elements into realistic settings and exploring the complexities of the human mind. She publishes at least one book every year, and helps other authors do the same. Living a stone’s throw away from a quiet wooded cemetery and park, when she’s not writing you can often find her wandering the area and dreaming up her next big adventure.
Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. ~Jessamyn West (1957) Story archetypes speak truths I first stumbled upon the famous archetype of the hero’s journey in the early months of 2016, sitting in Psychology Professor Jordan Peterson’s class on Personality Psychology. I… Read More »Fantastical Archetypes Are a Framework of the Human Psyche
Can you be creative on a schedule? This is a question I have often asked myself. As I lugged on through years of schedules and 9–5’s, I hoped the answer was yes. I hoped because I wanted to cheat the… Read More »Velvet Buzzsaw: A Glimpse into the Belly of the Creative Monster
After debuting the critically acclaimed film Hereditary in 2018, director Ari Aster is back for yet another mind-bending, unique horror fest. And a festival it is; although the festivities in Midsommar do not let you just be a casual observer.… Read More »Midsommar: A Character Experience
If you loved director Ari Aster’s seductively horrifying 2018 film Hereditary, you may be pleased to hear that Aster is back for round two of mind-bending madness. His new movie Midsommar just hit theatres the other day, and I was… Read More »Four Ways Director Ari Aster Creates Brilliant Movies
Whether we admit it or not, us 90s kids all have that one nostalgic guilty pleasure piece of media from our childhoods that we keep coming back to, despite it being decades in the past. The 80s, 90s, and early… Read More »Bring Back the PSAs of the Early Millennium