Storytelling Activities for Adults

Storytelling isn’t just for kids. It’s for everyone of all ages. It can be a therapeutic activity that brings comfort, reduces stress, boosts confidence, stimulates creativity, increases social interaction, or just a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend your time. Aside from its mental, emotional, and social benefits, storytelling also expands one’s horizon by feeding … Read more

Freytag’s Pyramid: A Powerful 7-Step Story Structure

Freytag's Pyramid Diagram

Most stories, especially ones with subplots, could become very complex in terms of composition. But whether it is a short story or a great novel, all of these stories follow a particular dramatic structure. This is Freytag’s Pyramid. In this article, we’ll talk about this famous story structure and how it can make your storytelling … Read more

What Makes a Good Documentary Film?

Have you watched any documentary films lately? Unlike other films, documentary films are made to capture reality. Most of them aim to educate, inform, or maintain a historical record in some cases. Because of its nature, documentary films appeal differently to some viewers. The process of creating one is also different and requires a lot … Read more

Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism

Most animals are well-known for specific characteristics like the way they walk, sound, or move. Sometimes, humans also use these characteristics to describe their actions, especially in stories. This way of describing is actually a literary device used by writers, which is known as Zoomorphism. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at this … Read more

Allegory

You might have read stories that appear to be simple but embodies a more profound and broader meaning – something with a hidden message. This writing style is a literary device used by authors to enhance and add color to their literary pieces. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at one of the … Read more

What is Academic Writing?

If you’ve been to university (or are currently attending one), you have encountered academic writing. Most students and professors I know could confirm that making that final dissertation paper is perhaps one of the most tedious but insightful experiences of academic writing. What is academic writing? Academic writing is a writing style used mainly to … Read more