On Love and Stuff

Hello friends! My name is Belinda, and I’m a sucker for a good romantic subplot. I’m not a big reader of romance, but give me a book of any other genre, with a romantic subplot and I’m set. The moment a potential love interest is introduced, my interest increases. However, I also prefer a storyContinue reading “On Love and Stuff”

On Stress, Mental Health, and Productivity

Hello friends! Let’s talk about mental health. When you’re giving so much of your energy to a creative project, it can be difficult to remember to take care of yourself, too. Or sometimes you get in a funk and creativity is hard. For me, being creative has always been a way I destress. Something badContinue reading “On Stress, Mental Health, and Productivity”

On Group Chats and Found Families

Hello friends! One of my favorite tropes, in life and fiction, has always been found families. I always found myself attracted to stories that explored that idea, like The Thief Lord and Maximum Ride. As I got older, I found that I was still really into the idea, and I started noticing the trend inContinue reading “On Group Chats and Found Families”

On the Importance of Writing Buddies

Hello friends! I think one of the most-widely circulated lies about writing is that it’s a solitary profession. I heartily disagree. If done right, it should not be solitary. Some days it’s hard to get a word out; some plot holes seem too big to patch up. But what can help both of those things?Continue reading “On the Importance of Writing Buddies”