When you're a creative type of person and you take the decision to pursue a career in one of the many creative sectors, especially those heavily public ones, many will agree that the chances of you suffering some form of mental illness are quite high. That is not to defer anyone from following their dreams, … Continue reading How To Be A ‘Creative’ And Deal With Mental Illness
Okay, granted it's not midnight yet as I'm writing this, it's actually currently 7 minutes to BUT the sentiment is the same. Many nights I find myself awake staring at my laptop screen and killing time, too awake to sleep and too tired to do anything huge. That midnight madness where my mind decides it's … Continue reading It’s Midnight and My Mind Is Awake
So I've been rather busy recently working on my dissertation, my other Uni work, trying to keep up with my novel writing and writing for The Hippo Collective (go check them out, it's a cool online magazine that I'm proud to be a part of!) but I'm aware I haven't been very active on here … Continue reading My Life In Books Tag
Tonight, during a calm and cool Thursday night, an urge rose up within me to watch a Romance - something that used to be a regular occurrence but something that in recent times had become rather rare - more than this, the urge traversed the broadness of romances, and wanted only one film to quell … Continue reading ‘Like Crazy’ – A Review
I realised I hadn't written anything non review related in a while, and I've been thinking about this subject quite a lot recently, so here we are. The thing that defines many people in the creative industries, and helps to further their careers is their independent style, and ultimately what it is about them that … Continue reading Knowing your creative style/identity.
Creative subjects and careers have long been misunderstood and underrated; teaching arts in schools has constantly been under threat, and there's this weird, unfair view that often comes with it, that it's an 'easy' field. So, it's no surprise that working in a creative field, people can often lose faith in what they're doing, and whether … Continue reading Keeping the Faith with Creative Projects