Category: Creativity & Writing

Tarot Villains: Evil Behaviours According to Their Suit or Element

Which cards in tarot would make great villains? Other than the obvious ones in major arcana such as The Devil, The Tower, and Death, a.k.a. the Big Three, or the heratbreaker 3 of Swords, the cunning 7 of Swords, or the bitchy Queen of Swords (seriously, what is with the swords?), what other tarot cards would make fascinating villains with…

10 of Wands: Fighting Through Creative Overwhelm + Tarot Spread

Sucks to be human, doesn’t it? To be stuck in a physical body that is only capable of moving in a linear fashion while multiple streams of creative energies, impulses and inspirations are fighting to come through you, shouting to get your attention, seeking to be born, to be manifested, to be brought into this world. To be painfully linear. When our…

Tarot Readers and Cardslingers Unite: #TarotNanoChallenge2017

Writers and Cardslingers! Are you ready for National Novel Writing Month!?  If you are embarking on this month-long quest of utmost intensity and creativity, then you’re in good company! Lots of tarot nerds happen to be creative writers as well (naturally–tarot and writing just go so awesome together.) For this year, I will be hosting a 5-Day Tarot Nano Challenge…

Nano My Wrimo! Express Your Story Theme with the Help of Tarot

Sorry this is late. The reason why I decided to publish the theme post last is because I thought it will serve as a nice transitory tool in which you can use it to reflect on what you have achieved and examine the bigger picture, and you can also use it when you are ready to start refining your story…

Nano My Wrimo! Time for a Coffee Break

Time for a coffee break! If you are still slaving–I mean, working hard to express yourself creatively through passionate storybinging–I mean storytelling– Congratulations! You are more than halfway done, and that’s honestly awesome. While your word count isn’t stopping, let’s take a breather and reflect on your progress thus far. What’s working? What isn’t working? How can you move forward…

Nano My Wrimo! A Tarot Spread for Exploring and Manifesting Your Story World

Welcome back to 2016’s Nano My Wrimo: Tarot Writing Series! Why “Nano My Wrimo”–you may ask? I don’t think I ever explained why I named this series “Nano My Wrimo”. For some reason when I was brainstorming a series title, this immediately materialized and introduced itself to my conscious brain. It was so catchy and funny that it just kind…

Nano My Wrimo! A Tarot Spread for Constructing and Connecting with Your Characters

Hello, hello! Welcome back to another post from the Nano My Wrimo Series! This spread mostly focuses on your relationship with the character as a writer and how you can best express your ideas through the character you have created. In short, it’s more of a “meta” spread that examines your voice as a writer and how it comes across…