Category: Writing

I don’t think this category needs a lot of explanation.
I am a writer, and I like to write about writing. Posts can be about something I noticed, or learned.
If you don’t write yourself, this category might not be for you, but who doesn’t write at least ocassionally in their work? Not all of my blog posts apply to e-mails or reports, but some definitely do.
Also, knowing more about writing can help you better appreciate novels, or — be warned — ruin them for you.

August 27, 2021 / Writing

Genres are the answer to our nagging need to categorize everything. Of course, not everything is easily categorized. But let’s have a look at how it could work for novels.

June 18, 2021 / Writing
May 28, 2021 / Writing
The scene inside a writer's head

Movies, books, and even video games all spring from writers’ heads. Hopefully the story will engage you, and will be worth the time spent. In practice, this is often not the case. In those cases, the translation from writer’s head to story clearly went wrong.

May 21, 2021 / Writing
Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn has been out for a few years. But, I’ve already explained I skipped the Playstation 4, and I decided to not get it for PC but wait for the Playstation 5 and see if I could get it cheap. What do you know? Horizon: Zero Dawn came out for free on Sony’s Play-at-Home initiative last month.

April 2, 2021 / Writing
villains

Villains can be very bad, not bad as in evil, but bad as in terribly written. Villains can make or break a story, even more so than heroes.