But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in.
Junot Díaz (via likeafieldmouse)
Wonder Woman is there to kick ass not give you a boner
favorite response to some dude saying the Wonder Woman costume isn’t sexy enough on Facebook (via agentturner)
These are only my humble interpretation of writing tips for aspiring authors. TIP ONE: There are no rules in writing!
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TIP! Writing your articles based on keywords will help to optimize your content for search engines. By including the keywords that are relevant to the topic of your articles, the search engines will able to find them easier.
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» Wading Through the Muddle: Writing Tips from Guest Author Mary Pearson
I have written a dozen novels now (three which are and will remain unpublished) and with every one my process has changed slightly. When my first book was published, I thought, This is it. It will be all smooth sailing from here. The next book will be easy!
A guest post by author Mary Pearson is up on the blog.
Super useful emotion chart for writers courtesy of Adam Furlanic.
Keeping your hands and fingers in good shape is important, especially if you write quite often. Even though I’m only twenty-five, I can feel it get to me sometimes and have to take breaks. One thing that has really helped me are these little Chinese exercise balls (I don’t know the real name of…
I tell you, struggle is what is missing in the lives of most young people today. If they think I’m going to support them while they create great works of art, then they’ve missed the point of my work, of my life! In the process of becoming a writer or an artist one has to be willing to starve. Struggle is the most invaluable experience of all. Suffering seems to be the inevitable fate of the creative sensitive types. Poverty, disease, death, unrequited love affairs, and disappointments of every sort fan the flame of the artistic spirit. The greatest works of art were not created by spoiled brats. They were born for the most part out of a sense of despair, and if not despair then just plain hard work. Somewhere along the line the artist learns the art of transformation.
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» A Million Discarded Words
It strikes me that today is a day for encouragement.
All authors go through crazy stuff. We get rejected, we get unhelpful criticism. We get helpful criticism, and realize we have a lot to learn.
Did you know that The Help was rejected more than SIXTY TIMES…