For this exercise, I’m gonna be using a fairly old song (and when I mean old I mean old TO ME like 1992…4 years before I was born). It’s called Optimistic by Sounds of Blackness, which anybody who watched that video w/ this group of guys dancing in the street that went viral, should know about … More Freewrite: The “Simple” Way to Win
As a part of a new series of posts about music, I will be sharing my thoughts on new songs through free. The goal is to write without pause up until the very end of the song. Not only is this a way to get out initial thoughts, allowing the mind to flow freely and … More Freewrite: Staying Positive
As someone who’s binge watched the full season of Stranger Things a million, who enjoys the feeling of the goosebumps that form on the skin and distinctly remembers the mental blankness afterwards of insanely odd, confusing, and eerie books, shows, and films, when I came across Peter Edward’s Little Fears, I found where I belonged. … More Strange Fiction
If you’ve ever seen a film that has captured your heart, made you afraid to leave the lights off, or made you want to take a trip to Rome, you’d understand what it means to be a lover of film. However for the 22-year old university student, aspiring writer for SNL, and creator of the … More Interview with a “Cinephile”: An Unexpected Love for Film As Told By Melina Mendez
Onto the dimly lit street aside a newly built private middle school, I walked over to the sidewalk where I was greeted by mid-sized homes filled with laughter and living room candIes. it had a sense that it’d not too long been gentrified: old homes turned into cute pubs, a yoga spot, and—a library? Hands … More Can One Truly Enjoy The Library?