Unearthing Myself

Mirintala/ December 15, 2021/ Writing

There’s nothing quite like the relief one feels upon learning they are not irreparably broken. To have someone reach out and lift that guilt from your shoulders, to say, “this isn’t a burden you need to be bearing”. There’s also a great comfort in being shown that you can do it, you’ve just been doing it the wrong way for

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Alan Wake & The Writer That is Me

Mirintala/ December 2, 2021/ Writing

Alan Wake is a game that has always spoken to me, and is one of the few games to give me nightmares. It stars a writer plagued by writer’s block, and starts out with a nightmare in which one of his characters is a shadowy monster attacking him, both physically and verbally with such taunts as “the only reason your

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