April 16, 2014
did-you-kno:

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April 15, 2014
"No one ever stopped when they were winning."

Ernest HemingwayA Farewell to Arms (via bookmania)

April 15, 2014

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April 14, 2014
"Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive."

— Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre  (via mikidora)

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April 14, 2014
"When “i” is replaced with “we” even illness becomes wellness."

— Malcolm X (via amorestavivo)

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April 13, 2014
How many of our writrs keep forgetting the e’s in the er’s at the end of words thanks to Tumblr?

April 13, 2014
"Don’t you know everyone has a fairy land of their own?"

— Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers (via onespeakerforthedead)

April 13, 2014
xhikaruchanx:

thisgrrlwithhands:

Answer all these questions and you should have a fully-developed character for your audience to connect with. A strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters

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my
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yes

xhikaruchanx:

thisgrrlwithhands:

Answer all these questions and you should have a fully-developed character for your audience to connect with.
A strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters

oh

my

god

yes

(via youcancallmequeenbun)

April 12, 2014
How are you doing with Camp NaNo?

If you aren’t going to camp, you can let us know that too.

April 12, 2014
"The best way to get kids to read a book is to say: ‘This book is not appropriate for your age, and it has all sorts of horrible things in it like sex and death and some really big and complicated ideas, and you’re better off not touching it until you’re all grown up. I’m going to put it on this shelf and leave the room for a while. Don’t open it."

Philip Pullman (via cheshirelibrary)

April 12, 2014
"There’s always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it’s Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that’s the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else."

— Audre Lorde (via missivesfromtroy)

April 11, 2014
"The thing about a story is that you dream it as you tell it, hoping that others might then dream along with you, and in this way memory and imagination and language combine to make spirits in the head. There is the illusion of aliveness."

— The Things They Carried - Tim O’Brien (via emmaswritingthoughts)

April 11, 2014
"There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you."

— Beatrix Potter (via emmaswritingthoughts)

April 10, 2014
"Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others."

— Virginia Woolf (via maxkirin)

April 10, 2014
"Writing is the only thing that when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else."

— Gloria Steinem (via maxkirin)