Conflict makes for good prose. We all adore a well written and thought out villain, often finding their domineering character and dark complexity more compelling than your average heroic do-gooder. As we grow up, we come to realize that the childhood idea of the villain: The do-evil-for-evil's-sake, aim for world domination and chaos; Is usually … Continue reading The Dark Triad of Personalities: Traits of the Everyday Villain
There are many defining moments in our lives. Moments that changed our view of the world in one split second, made us rethink our decisions, affected our personalities or altered our perception of the people around us. Sometimes however it can be difficult to point towards them: Change is gradual. Revelation is, rarely, like a … Continue reading A life-lesson anecdote about what made me take one step away from teenage angst.