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This is a summary of If You Can’t Answer These 6 Questions You Don’t Have A Story - Glenn Gers. A story doesn’t necessarily have a single main character. A story is about how a character trying to achieve something runs into other characters who either help or harm their intention. They’re trying to get somewhere until they run into something. Every character thinks they’re the main character of the story.
This is a summary of Five Tips for Writing Your First Novel - Brandon Sanderson. In honor of National novel writing month: November. Loosly defining novel as 50000 words. Doable but difficult challenge. Goal to get you out of a rut, force yourself to write. It might not work for you, it might not fit you. Feel free to abandon it in that case. Borrow your structure When reading or watching something and you really like the structure, borrow it.

Cultivating positive self-talk

Monday Feb 21, 2022
I have struggled with depression and self-esteem issues for years. Over the last few years (I think) I have started to put the pieces together to fundamentally improve how I go through life happier. I started to realize that my negative self-talk was holding me back. I was unable to recognize the parts I do like about myself. When I wasn’t depressed I talked myself back into it, because ‘I didn’t deserve’ to be happy.

Gestalt Theory in design

Tuesday Feb 1, 2022
Shapes and relationships between those shapes are an important foundation of any design. Being aware how our brain inteprets those shapes is therefor an important aspect to ensure clear visual communication. To better understand this we have to look at some psychology… What is gestalt theory? Gestalt theory originally comes from psychology and revolves around perception. In relation to design it is focussed around visual perception. However it can be applied to other areas.