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Did you know that comics can make you see the causes of your struggles and also offer solutions?

Created by the author, Ana Krajinović (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

We’ve all been there. Whether you are struggling with a mental disorder or not, you have most likely struggled with procrastination at some point in your life. In fact, maybe you are…

Did you know that making comics can make you feel better?

A drawn comic panel representing a girl looking at her art book saying “happiness?”
A comic panel created by the author, Ana Krajinović (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Comic journaling or daily comics are usually made for others to read. Even more so, they are usually made by “artists”. But what if I told you that you don’t need to be an artist to make funny comics…


Or how language can be regular and flexible at the same time.

Created by the author.

There is a lot of confusion around what linguists do when they study languages. The first question that comes to everyone’s mind is: What is the purpose of studying languages if not to learn how to speak them?

The purpose of linguistics


3 facts you didn’t know about linguistics. Told in comics.

Created by the author (representing me doing linguistic fieldwork).

As a linguist, I often get asked what linguists do. I also came across many misconceptions about linguistics. From “speaking a lot of languages” to “being very good at grammar”, I usually have to explain why none of these apply…


Why some of us just can’t keep the focus for long enough to finish a book

Photo by Syd Wachs on Unsplash

Confession time… I struggle with finishing books I start reading, regardless of what they are about. Recently I finally realized why: I have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Even though I have always been…

Setting the stage for our new publication about languages and linguistics!

“Language explained” logo (created by the author)

Hi Ana, nice to meet you. What is it that you do?

Hi, nice to meet you too. I am a linguist.

Oh <confused or blank face>.

I study languages and their grammars.

Interesting, so you tell people how…

Dear readers,

(Sorry for spamming, there was a broken link in my last email.)

I hope you had a chance to rest during the summer and are now ready to embark on some new readings. …

Cuteness is not only for babies, save some for your partner!

Created by the author, adapted from “A Love Story”.

Most advice on relationships out there will tell you to look for signs: If your partner is behaving this and that way, that means X, Y, or Z. Endless blabbering on how to keep the spark, passion, and sex…

Or why life and death are one big cosmic joke.

Taken by the author.

When I was studying at the university, we had to read a collection of short stories and pass an exam about it. …

Ana K.

A linguist, PhD and a comic creator writing about mental health, languages, and pop culture (

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