Archetypes, Symbolism, Metaphor, Motif, Author J.A. Carter-Winward, Character Development, Compassion and Empathy, Contraries and Contrasts, Human Nature, the Psyche, Life, Literary Fiction, Socio-cultural, Socio-political, Subconscious, The Word, Word Power, Writing, Writing in Blood, Writing Life, Writing Literary Fiction, Writing Process

SYMPATHY, EMPATHY, FAUXPATHY, ANTIPATHY & APATHY:

How literature and life intersect via character development Odysseus, photo by JAcW from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC I decided to take some scientifically-driven quizzes online via Buzzfeed. Well, I wasn't surprised at all by the results. I took three, and I was pleased to learn I am just like Jo from Little Women!… Continue reading SYMPATHY, EMPATHY, FAUXPATHY, ANTIPATHY & APATHY:

Archetypes, Symbolism, Metaphor, Motif, Author J.A. Carter-Winward, Character Development, Compassion and Empathy, Human Nature, the Psyche, Literary Fiction, Socio-cultural, Socio-political, Subjective Experience, Writers, Writing, Writing Community, Writing in Blood, Writing Life, Writing Literary Fiction, Writing Male Characters, Writing Process

Fair Game

Whose story is it? What is "fair game," and if you have to ask, then ask. If you can't ask, then maybe you shouldn't.

Academia, Artists Supporting Artists, Book Review, Compassion and Empathy, Human Nature, the Psyche, Personal, Psychology, Socio-cultural, Socio-political, Writers

BOOK REVIEW: Bored Lonely, Angry, Stupid

Bored Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings About Technology from the Telegraph to Twitter by Luke Fernandez and Susan J. Matt For a long time, now, our entertainment has been reflecting our collective fear that technology will take over human beings, and in the non-science fiction realm, it's been foretold that technology will replace human beings… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Bored Lonely, Angry, Stupid

Archetypes, Symbolism, Metaphor, Motif, Author J.A. Carter-Winward, Author/Poet J.A. Carter-Winward, Compassion and Empathy, Human Nature, the Psyche, Life, Life and Death, Light and Dark, Mortality, Neurological Movement Disorders, Personal, Poetry by J.A. Carter-Winward, Poets, Socio-cultural, Socio-political, Subjective Experience, The Word, Word Power, Writers, Writing, Writing in Blood

RAmpaGE

RAmpaGE   Rage happens when you feel unheard. Raging happens when you’re ignored. Enraged is when your voice is dismissed. Outrage is when the world decides your voice doesn’t matter. When the world tells you you have         No Right to Rage Cause for Raging Reason for being Enraged Standing no Credibility… Continue reading RAmpaGE

Archetypes, Symbolism, Metaphor, Motif, Author J.A. Carter-Winward, Cliches, Tropes, and Just...No., Compassion and Empathy, Contraries and Contrasts, deconstruction, Human Nature, the Psyche, Life, Life and Death, Light and Dark, Personal, Poets, Psychology, Religion and other weirdness, The Word, Word Power, Writers, Writing, Writing in Blood, Writing Life, Writing Process

Blood Trumps Stone – Art in the Time of COVID-19

  So here we are. And art matters even less, doesn’t it? If only all the artists had gone to med school instead, we’d have enough doctors to go around. We’d have enough toilet paper to go around. We’d have enough water, enough cleansers, enough food, enough, enough, ENOUGH. We have enough, though, don’t we?… Continue reading Blood Trumps Stone – Art in the Time of COVID-19