lieutenant-kevin-riley: suicidallyreckless: fuckyeahauthordog: case-for-eviction: Do you ever think about the word ‘can’t’ Like, when you say, “Why can’t you get me some ice cream?” You’re really saying, “Why can not you get me some ice cream?” How have I gone through my entire life as a writer and not realized this I had a similar epiphany with “Don’t you dare” being “Do not you...
best-of-funny: shinyblackchevy: beau-friend: tankgirls: I before E except when you run a feisty heist on a weird beige foreign neighbour #and caffeine-strung atheists reinventing protein at their leisure #plebeians may deign to forfeit #either that or seize the language and reinvent it fuck the english language X
thoughtbinge: the best part about writing is watching someone read it the worst part about writing is watching someone read it
artistic-therapist: combusticate: a new york time’s best selling author yep he’s famous so proper and well behaved john green everybody. that’s john green. CHICKEN NUGGETS IS LIKE MY FAMILY
You have 6 tattoos. Full lips. Good, strong hands. You have 7 freckles on...– Clementine von Radics (via clementinevonradics) Loving the idea of recalling specific physical details of the body someone is in this satisfying type of briefly (via indyf00t)
blankslate: i tried to write about your eyes but i ran out of cliches i tried to say you plainly but there wasn’t enough truth whoever invented this language didn’t anticipate you
xekstrin: when I publish my novel I want you all to swear to me that you’re going to write uncomfortably erotic fic about characters I didn’t intend to have sexual tension swear it swear to me
erratic-whims-of-a-restless-soul: Ultimate Writing Resource List a massively extended version of ruthlesscalculus’ post General Tips Joss Whedon’s Top 10 Writing Tips Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone 34 Writing Tips that will make you a Better Writer 50 Free resources that will improve your writing skills 5 ways to get out of the comfort zone and become a stronger writer 10 ways to...
Reasons To Be Happy: Dead trees still stand and so can you. You have five fingers on each hand. One day those fingers will travel from your lap to someone else’s and that person will know all the bad stuff and still want to kiss you. Seasons are guaranteed when nothing else seems to be.
splintersandmilkshakes: He looked at me with the wounded eyes of a child. It almost prematurely disintegrated me into dust. I wanted to pretend I did not care and give off this air of aloofness and independence. But I was not either. I felt as dependent on him as I was dependent on time to heal my gaping wounds. This revelation angered me at first, but it mostly scared me. Knowing that if he...
friendlydad: have you ever just assumed that a word was pronounced a certain way and you end up pronouncing it incorrectly throughout your entire life and then one day someone corrects you and its like you can almost hear satan laughing as the flames of hell begin to seep up from underground and slowly burn you to death
marypopandlockins: I love how sometimes John Green’s like and at other times, he’s like
I learned to write by reading the kind of books I wished I’d written.– Barbara Kingsolver (via amandaonwriting)