the Blog


Well Read Robin is the personal playground of Robyn with a Y. It’s a space for personal growth and the exploration of adulthood (and other myths). Mostly there is a lot of complaining punctuated by the odd epiphany that maybe life isn’t as bad as I think it is. I also like to write a lot about writing, without actually doing much writing.

In the archives there are stories about my life in medical school and advice about med school and UWI in general. In particular, my most popular post about UWI medical school has turned into a welcoming forum of support and information for prospective UWI med students.

Thank you for stopping by.

18 thoughts on “the Blog

  1. kpetro13 says:

    I also (may have) written some (terrible) fanfiction back in high school. I was a young girl with too much to say and no space to say it…and I had a thing for Hugh Laurie from House, M.D.


    • read.robin says:

      Me too! Wow, I thought it was just something I’d grow out of. But fanfiction spoiled me for writing original fiction. Character development is such a big deal for me now. :(


      • kenliano says:

        Ah, it’s sort of the same for me… I tend to use original characters in my fanfiction, but the thing about fanfiction (the way I do it, anyway) is that the world is already created for you, you just need to put characters in it. So, it’s sort of hard to break out of that… I’m getting better, though!


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