Amy Winehouse- On Drying Your Own Tears

Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labeled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul), rhythm and blues, and jazz. However, at the end of her outrageous career, she left the world unexpectedly. She has provided numerous songs that are relatable in a painful …

Lauryn Hill – On Miseducation

Lauryn Hill is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She is best known for being a member of the Fugees and for her critically acclaimed solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which won numerous awards and broke several sales records. Lauryn Hill’s impact on the music industry is undeniable. Her soulful and powerful vocals have resonated with audiences …

John Green – On the Bright Side

John Green is an American author, vlogger, writer, producer, actor and editor. John Green is one of the most revered authors of today. He is known for his Young Adult Fiction books. Some of his books even become movies. Not just movies, these books-turned-movies are all box-office hits. Beyond his prolific writing career, John Green has …

David Levithan – On Unconditional Love

David Levithan is by far the best at telling stories about love in a literary form. Although his books tackle more the young adult kind of love, don’t we all need a little reminder of how exciting it is to love without inhibitions and control? The kind of love that is so deep that no …

Ned Vizzini – On Tackling Serious Matters

Ned Vizzini is one of the writers who had openly admitted his fight against mental illness. It is common for writers to experience depression and anxiety and most of them in a very severe way. Ned Vizzini lost his fight against clinical depression but has managed to write novels that would help people understand the …

Quentin Tarantino – On Versatility

Quentin Tarantino is undeniably one of the most versatile screenplay writers in the contemporary film industry. If you want to be original in the sense of storytelling, you are in luck if you plan to make Quentin your personal writing inspiration. He is undoubtedly one of the most eccentric in the field of fluid transition …

Bob Marley – On “Rebelution”

It is a known fact that Bob Marley has fought for the rights of many in Jamaica through his songs. Songwriting, although a little different than literary platform, is one of the most influential forms of writing cause it combines both the artistry of writing and rhythm. It captures the soul of man and can …

Tina Fey – On Comedy

Tina Fey is a writer that started from “Saturday Night Live!” and became a producer for certain shows such as Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 30 Rock. She was also known for her impression as the Republican politician, Sarah Palin. Beyond her successful career in television, Tina Fey has also made her mark in the world …

Oscar Wilde – On Being a Nonconformist

Ladies and Gentlemen, let us all welcome the saint of all the hipsters! Seriously, this is every hipster’s idol. He writes like he doesn’t belong in his time. This writer is Oscar Wilde. There has been a movie about him starring Daniel Radcliffe, so yeah, I bet this didn’t come as a surprise to our …

Neil Gaiman – On Imagination

Neil Gaiman is the man who defined where our dreams come from. He has written every fabric of the creative structure to which all imagination failed comparison. This is the epitome of the gregarious search for a modern fantastical, but gritty, merge of the surreal and the unreal. Neil Gaiman is an English author of …

Haruki Murakami – On Being Peculiar

Haruki Murakami is known for his eccentric form of writing. It is like the eccentricity of Asian Literature combined with the flow of Western Literature. Even the topics and themes of the books he writes are unique. This is why many are intrigued by what is going on with his books and the subjects he …

JD Salinger – On Living and Existing

Have you ever heard of the infamous and legendary character, Holden Caulfield? If yes is your answer, then you might be one of the many who followed the work of JD Salinger. JD Salinger tested the minds of the young with his classic novel and proved his work is timeless. JD Salinger was an American writer who …