Arts · Education

Behind The Scenes of a Student Short Film #2: Character Acting

It seems like people are generally interested in my last blog post, which was Strange Realisations in Creative Writing & BTS of a Student Short Film. Hence I’m going to write a Part 2 on the second part of the blog post. In my past two blog posts about my student film from my last… Continue reading Behind The Scenes of a Student Short Film #2: Character Acting

Education · Movies · Writing

Strange Realisations In Creative Writing Endeavours & Behind The Scenes of a Student Short Film

This post will be broken down into two parts: The first detailing a general  list compilation of the little things that writers sometimes go through while writing and playing God in our own ways by creating fictional worlds. Part 1: Modeling a character after an extreme, exaggerated version of yourself. Dressing to go out one… Continue reading Strange Realisations In Creative Writing Endeavours & Behind The Scenes of a Student Short Film

Arts · Education · Writing

Making A Short Film #throwback

We students in the Diploma in Mass Communications had to make a student film last December so that we could graduate, under the educational guise of our Contemporary Short Video Production. It meant we had to select a group member’s script to produce, do storyboarding, plan camera angles, do the casting and everything in between.… Continue reading Making A Short Film #throwback

Education · Writing

Submissions! And a whole lot of waiting…

According to my WordPress, the last time I wrote a self-written blog post was 12 days ago. I’ve been busy with some stuff from last week on.One month ago, I submitted two pieces of Fae Raoirse work off this blog to my writing group faciliator for consideration in an upcoming anthology. I got the encouraging… Continue reading Submissions! And a whole lot of waiting…

Education · Writing

Life update & Dec 15′ Free-write challenge (Part 2)

Somewhere in between December 15’s free-write challenge, I started to get bored of writing my own stories. Apparrently that sense of boredom as transferable to those who read whatever I put out at that time, as I wrote into silence once again. The free-write challenge did teach me that if I get bored writing my… Continue reading Life update & Dec 15′ Free-write challenge (Part 2)

Dreams · Education

The Satirical Ironies of Turning 20

When I was a primary school kid, my form teacher told the whole class that she yearned to be our age now that she’s grown up. It’s easy to see the advantages of being a kid- kids are fulfilled by the simpler things and are free of adult responsibilities such as house loans and caring… Continue reading The Satirical Ironies of Turning 20

Education

Involuntary Gap Year and The Peril of Uncertainty

If there’s a challenge for any young graduate these days in our privileged 21st century, it’ll be taking a gap year, or rather having one involuntarily because your plans didn’t go through as you thought it would. Gap years usually In other countries, gap years are encouraged as a form of taking the focus away… Continue reading Involuntary Gap Year and The Peril of Uncertainty