Random writing (11)

Prompt used: “Falling in love is always ebony  getting along too hapless If not yours then don’t try so hard to make it so The night is already decrepit but you still don’t want to sleep… All you want is to love a person propitiously” The process of falling in love is a dark one,Continue reading “Random writing (11)”

Random writing (10)

Prompt used: “Cold laurel seemingly spreads                  shadowing over the briar in my drawing” I had a dream. In my dream, I was drawing, drawing a clump of briar, of the colour red, the red of flame, flame that reaches out to wrap around me, warming me. But then a laurel cast a shadow overContinue reading “Random writing (10)”

Random writing (8)

Prompt used: “I fell in love with a person who made me recognisable I thought that was the world that I wanted to pursue But having rushed about here and there, being misunderstood and being cheated I question whether the world underlying grown-ups always is always fleeting or inconsequent… The sky is very big butContinue reading “Random writing (8)”

Random writing (7)

Prompt used: “Until my eyesight becomes blessed      until I cannot breathe Let us be insightful in body and shadow” I never thought that I would be blessed with receiving the Sight, the gift of divining from dancing shadows. Shadows don’t dance, you say? But they do. They dance out of the corner of yourContinue reading “Random writing (7)”

Moonlake’s Lyrics (3)

A little change of pace for today’s lyrics post. Instead of liking it for delving into life philosophies and themes, this one drew me because of it told a tale, a somewhat wistful tale of love and reincarnation. It’s also a relatively new song, in Mandarin and its title is “the Love of a ThousandContinue reading “Moonlake’s Lyrics (3)”

Random writing (6)

Prompt used: “Half ludicrous within my dreams, I suddenly realise it’s so collateral. What is love? Merely being among movable winds and bizonal rain. Blind, redolent…” I had a dream. I can only remember the barest outline of it, the vaguest outlines of the emotions it contained. Within the dream, I was half ludicrous. IContinue reading “Random writing (6)”

Moonlake’s Novel Planning Method

I haven’t shared any writing insights lately because my novel is stagnating a little. But today I’m in the mood to post about writing again. In particular, I would like to share my particular method of novel planning. My current method is actually derived from the following two articles: The Snow Flake method by RandyContinue reading “Moonlake’s Novel Planning Method”

Moonlake’s Reading List (1)

This is not an actual new serial that I’m not starting, merely a teaser/foreshadowing thread for the Moonlake’s Book Discoveries series that I had promised to do every three months. I had just finished a non-fiction about falconry and Mongolia. It was really research for the fantasy novel based upon the Mongolians that I’m tryingContinue reading “Moonlake’s Reading List (1)”