Thoughts After Second Year

My second year of university was one of the hardest and most stressful times of my life. But it was also one of the most fun times, too. I went out with friends and met new people and went to new places and opened up a little bit more. I even got the chance to share my work with others a couple times. I may have been back at home, but I was probably the most open, and, despite the stress, probably the happiest I’d been in my life.

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A Brief Hiatus

Hey guys! I just wanted to update you and let you know that I won’t be posting for last two weeks of April (this week and next) as I’m really swamped right now with exams and end-of-the-year stuff. See you again in May! – Alex

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Story Snippet: April

She doesn’t realize it until now, when the truth’s so big it stares her in the face. She’s been waiting her whole life for someone to show her the world. She wanted it to be him, thought it would be him, but he was too scared of the world to show her anything above the […]

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How I Write + Set Up My Blog Posts

I realized recently that although I’ve talked about how I blog during school, I’ve never explicitly discussed how I write and put my posts together on this site. I’ve gotten pretty attached to my method over the last couple of years and learned a few new tricks along the way, so I figured it might be good to share.

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Black Panther (2018) Movie Review + Thoughts

The thing about Black Panther is that even though T’Challa is the main character, the movie’s not really about him. In a lot of “origin” stories, the hero is the focus, and that often means that a lot of the other characters are underdeveloped. But Black Panther is a story about Wakanda in its entirety, not just a single character. It’s not just about T’Challa, but T’Challa and all the people that work with him (key word: with, not for).

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