Roundabout Views

Blog Post
09/02/2016 - 4:19pm

I define talent as something that someone loves and is good at. Capabilities people can feel resonating in their fingertips and toes; vibrating beneath the bones. It doesn’t have to necessarily be normal or even popular. Two of the greatest things to be passionate about are things that no one thinks about,and stuff that everything thinks about.

Fresh Asphalt Article
08/16/2016 - 10:40pm

How are science fiction and fantasy fiction literature defined? Are their certain criteria that need to be met? Should these genres continue to constantly center around social commentary? For decades, science fiction has been strongly defined by the portrayal of societal issues and how they affect or could affect the general populace, hence the alternative genre title of speculative fiction.

Blog Post
08/16/2016 - 7:43pm

Who doesn’t love a little spiritual twist to a story? A little Norse paganism here, a little Christian lore there, maybe throw in a hint of some Celtic druid history. I for one love seeing hints of religion and mythology in the books I read and the stories I write. But here’s the thing; you have to do it right.

Blog Post
04/19/2016 - 3:09pm

Sometimes a question mark or an exclamation point is just not enough. There are far too many times where I’ve found myself writing and come across a sentence that needs an extra punch of emotion that I just can't get from words alone.

Blog Post
04/16/2016 - 2:01pm

AS I was sitting at a dining room table in an unfamiliar house in an unfamiliar city with an unfamiliar family that was my boyfriend’s, I realized something. Cultures connect the world. This is inspirational because there are other worlds out there that we don’t even realize are hidden within our own until we become part of them.

Fresh Asphalt Article
04/12/2016 - 4:20pm

Earth hour is an organization out of Singapore directly connected to World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Their mission is to unite everyone on the earth to come together to protect the planet. This year their big event occurred on March 19th. Earth hour is an event put on by WWF that promotes taking steps to preserve the planet that we have left by tuning off the lights. For an hour, major monuments and buildings go dark.