Design Inspiration: MIX Online

One thing that is very interesting to me is the idea of inspiration, and as a writer, I take my inspiration from a variety of different sources. Today, I wanted to show off a design that I thought was uniquely beautiful. I always tend to lean towards the more simple looking designs, but looking closely at MIX Online you’ll notice that it is anything but simple. The typography, use of colours, lines, and spacing all appeal to some piece of my creative soul. When I look at this site, I actually wish it were my own. [Read more...]

NaNoWriMo: What are You Doing this November?

It is almost that time of the year again, right after Halloween, thousands of people will be finding every free moment of time they can muster to sit down and write. NaNoWriMo is a yearly pastime for many, and a great way of getting a novel done without any excuses.

NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and every November it asks people to write a 50,000 word novel from the 1st until the 30th. [Read more...]