Prompt 17: Materialism

When you explore the concept of materialism, money, and wealth, one may start to wonder what it is in life that makes them feel truly happy. If money didn’t matter and people valued less on consumerism and more on intangible items, what would be the first thing you would do?   Weekend Writing Warrior rules: You have until the next prompt is posted the following … Continue reading Prompt 17: Materialism

VegFest Los Angeles 2017

For those who were making it a goal to eat healthier, explore endless vegan food options, or just wanted to see what the vegan culture is all about, VegFest Los Angeles 2017 was the perfect festival to attend. The free admission festival took place from 10:30am-6:30pm on Sunday, April 30th in Woodley Avenue, Encino. VegFest LA, according to their website, strives to combine “food, fun, … Continue reading VegFest Los Angeles 2017

What I’ve Noticed When It Comes to Separating Art from the Artist

The concept of separating art from the artist is almost guaranteed to expose you to a midst of debates and arguments. Although it isn’t in my place to dictate what you should believe in, I’ve personally noticed a pattern when the majority of the public comes to an agreement that we should separate the two: fame and reputation. Remember Chris Brown and his physical violence … Continue reading What I’ve Noticed When It Comes to Separating Art from the Artist

Prompt 11: Spring Cleaning

Spring is upon us! March 20th was the first day of spring this year; the start of regrowth and rebirth, of life and everything that adds to life. It is also a period of time where you’ll most likely hear the phrase, “I have to do some spring cleaning!” What would you like to do spring cleaning on, whether it’s figurative, literal, imaginative, or anything in … Continue reading Prompt 11: Spring Cleaning

How Do You Approach Getting Out of Writer’s Block?

We’ve all heard of the dreaded writer’s block: the figurative cement wall that blocks our ability to surround ourselves with creative and thoughtful ideas. And like a cement wall, it feels impossible to break through it when we see our mind as something much weaker than it. We groan, we curse, we become frustrated. “Why me?” Is the first question that comes to mind when … Continue reading How Do You Approach Getting Out of Writer’s Block?

It Wasn’t Until I Was an Old Woman that I Began to Enjoy Being Beautiful

A few weeks ago, our team at WSP started to focus on creative nonfiction, a literary genre that Wikipedia defines as the utilization of  “literary styles and techniques to create factually accurate narratives.” Basically, it’s supposed to be a true story but written in a creative manner that is supposed to entertain the reader. Learning more about the genre, I decided to go online and … Continue reading It Wasn’t Until I Was an Old Woman that I Began to Enjoy Being Beautiful

Beyond Wonderland SoCal 2017

Every March and September, thousands of people attend Beyond Wonderland, an electronic dance festival that began its history seven years ago. The festival usually takes place in Southern and Northern California, with its southern counterpart identified as Beyond SoCal.  Beyond SoCal is to take place March 24-25 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino. Beyond Wonderland is organized by Insomniac Events, a major American … Continue reading Beyond Wonderland SoCal 2017