It seems like every author and their editor has comments and tips about the writing process. If only someone could organize all the information by splitting the information by writing style and writing techniques. Oh wait… SOMEONE DID!
Want an adventure?
How about a bizarre adventure?
Then I have the thing for you!
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is an anime series that was adapted from the manga of the same name. Each episode follows the lives of the Joestar family. They are a family gifted with powers. A family gifted with powers is never meant for a dull and boring life. Watch as each generation of the Joestar family has to decided to become a hero or something far darker.
It is a question of humanity if we are determined by our nature or by those who nurture us. If you ask a room full of people this question, you will get a variety of different answers. So how are we suppose to know? An anime series (that was originally a manga) called Blue Exorcist brings this question into focus as the lead, Rin, and his brother discover that they are the sons of Satan.
I have a love of poetry and the beauty of those who can play/manipulate language especially when it pulls at your heart strings. However, not all writers have this talent to celebrate the English language and speak to the inner being of the reader. If the writer can’t do this then their work will fall flat, and lifeless. So when a writer has the ability to do complete this challenge, it needs to be celebrated.
So in theme with the heat wave that has recently hit, I decided to check out The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America’s Test Kitchen in order to learn about the vibrant food that matched the summer sun. I personally picked this book as my first step toward learning about Mediterranean cuisine, because America’s Test Kitchen cookbooks provide vibrant photos of the food along with detailed instructions even a novice cook could follow. I also love the variety of recipes included within pages for it truly teaches you about the cuisine from A to Z without leaving anything out. With that, I was able to start my journey with Mediterranean cuisine. My next step after selecting The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America’s Test Kitchen was to select my recipes I was going to test.
Writing comes in many forms and many shapes. They can be long or they could be less than a full page. Sometimes we need help figuring out what project to venture into next when it comes to our writing. That is why I like The Everything Creative Writing Book by Carol Whiteley.
Sometimes we need a story that will take us far away from the mundane world. A story that breathes magic and submerges into your pores. Netflix recently has tried their hand at anime and have created a story that does just this. The adventure anime is called The Seven Deadly Sins.
I will readily admit that it took me a long time to fall in love with the written art. By written arts, I mean the literary masterpieces that my English Professors raved about. It wasn’t until I became invested in poetry that my love affair with writing began. Though, I will admit to my lack of knowledge on the finer points of poetry. So in a mission to improve my writing, I decided to invest in my education on the subject of poetry.
What does it take to write? That is question that many prospective writers think about before diving into writing as a career. The many questions for those looking into the career of a writer can be overwhelming. So how are they suppose to answer these questions? I have the answer in a book I recently discovered.
The other day, I had a wave of nostalgia hit me. It was while I was scrolling through the web looking for a new anime that I stumbled onto an old friend. An old friend that was a manga I read during my middle school years, and was making its reappearance again.