Tag: writing

  • The art of mindful writing: Calligraphy nurtures mental wellness

    Amid the stress of juggling school, extracurriculars and relationships, a perhaps surprising — but scientifically endorsed — outlet is calligraphy, an art that can stimulate the brain and improve cognitive function. Calligraphy is the visual art of handwriting with either a pen, ink brush or other utensil and requires focus on not just what you’re…

  • Why do I need to explain my writing?

    Don’t publish that, Gheed!  It’s too direct. Too specific. This bothers me. I write about romance, life and home because they mean so much to me that I want to offer them a place to live on forever. I don’t write to feed people’s egos, or to send signals. I don’t write to spill my…

  • Demand for creative writing courses outpaces supply

    It might seem that putting words to paper is hard, but for those interested in creative writing classes, it might be more difficult to get into a class. Many creative writing courses are known for their long waitlists and enrollment caps, but the root of the issue lies with a low supply of lecturers and…