The Skill of Subversion

Episode 3 of the From Zero Podcast is out!

This week’s topic is about subversion and the skill required to adequately pull it off. I use the example of Chosen Ones, and refer to my own subversion of the overplayed trope, and share some of my thoughts and feelings on it.

To be honest, most of what you need to know about this podcast is already in the video. So I won’t waste words here, if you’re interested, take a listen.

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Reflecting on 2016 & My Writing Resolutions For 2017

I just posted a video on YouTube talking about some things I learnt from the past year, and what I hope to achieve by the end of 2017.

I know some people don’t like New Years resolutions, and personally, I find them quite jarring too. But for people who are serious, they’re a nice way to zoom out, give yourself an overview and reminder that you have 365 days to accomplish whatever you want.

I mean, sure, you could just achieve it in a shorter or longer time period, but I like the urgency it creates. Too few people have a sense of urgency, and if they don’t know how to break out of that, no amount of resolutions will help them.

That being said, here are my resolutions.