Cosmic horror (also known as Lovecraftian horror), is a horror of a different breed. While basic forms of horror center around external fears like monsters or the supernatural, cosmic horror fixates on the one most crippling, inescapable, and unexplainable fear we all try to ignore: the fear of the unknown. The universe and everything beyond it is too vast for us to understand, and completely indifferent of our existence. Now, that’s scary.
A good writer is a versatile one. This is a phrase I come back to again and again. As a writer, it’s my mantra. Writers ought to practice all types of writing under the sun, as each style presents its own challenges. Poetry asks for brevity and concision, the short story asks for focus, novels… Continue reading Why Screenwriting can make you better at prose (and vice versa)
Short, snappy poetry posts have become increasingly popular on Instagram, as they fit perfectly into a square frame and generally require less than .08 seconds of rumination from the reader. Reposting with proper credit to @iwrotethisforyou.me 💜 A post shared by Button Poetry (@buttonpoetry) on Jun 12, 2018 at 1:33pm PDT On one hand, this… Continue reading Why We Should Let Pop Poetry Have its Moment
To stop ourselves from writing a serious piece because we’re supposed to be working on comedic skits is a damn-near tragedy.
Brevity is the soul of wit. Flash fiction is a fictional work of extreme brevity.
Step 1: Get out of Bed
Published in 2017, Helium is Rudy Francisco’s debut poetry collection. His poems are a medley of powerful, personal, political, and relatable.
Every writer has their medium of choice, the keyboard, typewriter, pen, or even sharpies for the bold ones. However, I stand firmly against the pencil. As a chronic notetaker, I like to write in pen. Later, I’ll move to the keyboard when I’m ready to refine my thoughts. Starting in pen allows me to… Continue reading How to Find The Perfect Pen
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