I am often a stern critic of nostalgia. What even is nostalgia? It's the sweet feeling you get when you remember a time in your life, presumably one that occurred long ago. Nostalgia can be triggered by looking at something you once enjoyed, or something you've enjoyed all your life even. To me, it's like … Continue reading Nostalgia? Or Something Else? A Personal Story About Drawing and Media
A few months ago, I was inspired to write a piece after discussing a very derivative movie with my blogger/reviewer friend Rachel. She had then recently seen the Canadian/South Korean animated feature Spark, which saw a brief limited theatrical release here in North America in the middle of April. It came and went, no one … Continue reading Imitation? Part 2
As a writer, I deal with this problem often. I worry, some times a little too much... Is my work way too similar to [insert film/book/show here]? Yesterday, my blogging and reviewing friend Rachel posted her thoughts on the recently-released animated feature Spark. The film was made by ToonBox and Red Rover International, the Canadian-Korean … Continue reading Imitation?
Things are about to get real for a few minutes... I feel this is something I need to let out. Nothing animation or news or media-related, just a post on anxiety and something that's troubling me. I post this because I don't want to upset others, but I want to speak up about it, and … Continue reading An Anxiety Post…
Well, fancy that! A few months into running this place, and I've been nominated! I was nominated by my very good friend Simoa, who currently runs Champagne for Lunch. Whenever you get the chance, definitely check out her work. She, like me, is passionate about animation, especially that of Pixar's! Like myself, she is also … Continue reading The One Lovely Blog Award!
I write original stories and plan to turn them into animated feature films one day. Some stories, I'm aiming for the small screen... There's this one story I've been writing for over a decade. Work began on it in the autumn of 2004 - when I was 12 years old, but its origins lie in … Continue reading Saving a Story, Again and Again
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