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The Cosy Gaming Takeover; How social media’s cosy gamers ‘gentled’ their way to the top￼
Snuggle up to Natalie Mulligan's deep dive into the most comforting of games and why we seek to play them.
BOOK REVIEW: Emotional Female by Yumiko Kadota
In 2019, over two years before the publication of her book Emotional Female, Yumiko Kadota wrote a blog post titled ‘The ugly side of becoming a surgeon’. It’s a piece that hurts the moment it begins, with Kadota lamenting that she must ‘surrender…[her] dream of becoming a surgeon.’
D&Z; The Future of Dungeons and Dragons
Millennials and Gen Z are some of the most active players in today’s tabletop gaming culture. Sophie Breeze discusses what this means for D&D today.
Writers Taking Control: How Authors are Making Themselves Known to Their Readers
In a click-bait culture where traditional marketing can be hit and miss, authors can have a hard time finding the right space and marketing tactics for their work. As a result, some authors have turned to their own forms of marketing on social media.
Wordle is a Bite of Respite for Millennials
Why did Wordle explode in popularity as we moved from 2021 to 2022? Fiona Wallace explores why millennials have become addicted to the game.
Big Bust Anxiety and the Re-emergence of the Braless Trend
Fashion trends have come and gone, yet the braless movement seems here to stay. For Tegan Lyon, this means seeing youthful, perky, svelte women embrace the trends, all while wondering if this trend was designed with her body in mind.
Yes, I’m an Arts Kid—No, I Won’t be Unemployed
Why do arts kids have different expectations set on them compared to other degrees? Andrea Septién Uribe describes her own experiences as an 'arts kid' and why the negative perceptions around arts degrees are wrong.
A Novel Approach: The 5 Steps of Screenwriting Advice all Novelists should know
This is my writer’s origin story; how I went from burning through six story ideas in five months, to writing 85,000 words in just four. In this article, I share with you a variety of screen-writing resources from some well-known screenwriters, which have helped me immensely in my novel writing journey. From these resources, I will explore my learnings and key takeaways that have been translated into 5 clear steps.
Lessons from a First-Time Dog Parent (or a Beginner’s Guide to Pet Adoption)
Xuan Wei Yap reflects on what it was like adopting a dog for the first time, the ups, downs, and the importance of adoption.