Writing Update #3: Imagining & Picturing vs Conceptualising

I’ve noticed a lot of people have a difficult time to understand what it’s like to have aphantasia, which is something I have. Aphantasia is essentially the inability to voluntarily create images in your mind.

Essentially.

You can still make out some very vague images and have aphantasia. It’s as much as a spectrum as anything else.

I personally don’t have any images. No colours, no shapes, no memories. I can’t even recall images from my dreams and sometimes I end up wondering if I just don’t dream at all.

So I’ll let you in on a secret.

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Writing Update #1

Alright! I’m here with a new series on my blog. One I know might not be appreciated by all. Why? I did a poll about whether to write about my writing, and it didn’t get overwhelming support. Or much support at all.

But I’ve been thinking. A lot. I’ve gone back and forth on it. But in the end, I decided to look at the tagline.

A collection of thoughts and polite rants on Literature and Visual Arts

As you see, I highlighted three words: “thoughts on Literature”. My work counts as literature. But! I will still write reviews, don’t worry! These posts might be sporadic, so there might not be some for months, or once every week for a few weeks. Continue reading