July 24, 2014

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July 23, 2014
"There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are."

— Somerset Maugham (via ellenkushner)

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July 23, 2014

booksandhotchocolate:

Book Hangover || When the Words Stop [Part 3]

[Part 1] [Part 2]

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July 22, 2014

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July 22, 2014

slenderlock:

Problems:

  1. I want this story to be written
  2. I don’t want this story to be written by anyone but me
  3. I don’t want to write this story

(via audiejinks)

July 21, 2014
"And life is a good thing for a writer. It’s where we get our raw material, for a start. We quite like to stop and watch it."

— Neil Gaiman (via maxkirin)

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July 21, 2014
"Being able to write becomes a kind of shield, a way of hiding, a way to instantly transforming pain into honey."

— John Updike (via youcancallmequeenbun)

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July 20, 2014
Who is your favorite character from a book?

writrs:

Tell us about them too?

Check out these great answers!

  1. norealimagination said: Ren from Year of the Flood/MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood. She’s such a strong character, not as a female, but as a character in general that it astounds me.ignore norealimagination
  2. misslucyjane said: Anne Elliot from Persuasion by Jane Austen. She’s calm and strong, and she gets her man in the end because she knows women love as deeply as men—and for that time period, that’s astounding.ignore misslucyjane
  3. bwee said: I love Twigleg from Cornelia Funke’s Dragon Rider

July 20, 2014
"An author places himself uncalled before the tribunal of criticism and solicits fame at the hazard of disgrace."

— Samuel Johnson (via writingquotes)

July 20, 2014
"Books give body to our ideas and imaginations, make them flesh in the world; a bookstore is the city where our fleshed-out inner selves reside."

— Lewis Buzbee, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop (via books-cupcakes)

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July 19, 2014
Who is your favorite character from a book?

Tell us about them too?

July 19, 2014
"This book, when I am dead, will be
A little faint perfume of me.
People who knew me well will say,
She really used to think that way."

— Edna St. Vincent Millay, Collected Poems (via booksquoteslove)

(via stopwaitwhatsthatsound)

July 19, 2014
"It is not enough in this world to be kindhearted."

Lemony Snicket (via kushandwizdom)

Good Vibes HERE

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July 18, 2014

riderjetfire:

Best moment in the whole series.

this show had amazing writing

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July 18, 2014

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