A couplet short of a sonnet
(we're all mad here)
"One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others’ minds."
— Alfred Kazin (via writingquotes)
3 weeks ago with 688 notes — via writingquotes


ohnoshedihnt:

That moment when you spell a word so wrong that even auto-correct is like “I got nothing, man.” 
1 month ago with 45,021 notes — via ladyalatariel, © ohnoshedihnt


"I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within."
— Gustave Flaubert
1 month ago with 7,097 notes — via shahrezad1, © eros-turannos


themusingsofacurlyhairednerd:

Nothing can compare to books and writing while it’s raining.

1 month ago with 60,499 notes — via themusingsofacurlyhairednerd


  • me: *plots out entire novel, mentally writes 500 pages of dialogue, and deeply develops primary and secondary characters whilst driving*
  • me: *opens microsoft word* wait, what?
2 months ago with 90,459 notes — via sevanderslice, © weight-a-second


joramseyya:

title2come:

Got a lot of requests for a Matt Smith version of this. Enjoy! Now get back to work! 

Yes! Eleventh Doctor FTW! (Insert “take it up to eleven” joke here.)

joramseyya:

title2come:

Got a lot of requests for a Matt Smith version of this. Enjoy! Now get back to work! 

Yes! Eleventh Doctor FTW! (Insert “take it up to eleven” joke here.)

2 months ago with 203 notes — via beatwritersbane, © title2come


swiftwidget:

msynergy:

When you figure out the plot twist for something you’re writing:

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When you figure out the plot twist requires killing off a well-liked character: 

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2 months ago with 305 notes — via swiftwidget, © msynergy


gingerblivet:

straddling-the-atmosphere:

onceuponabopper:

thetimetravelersguidetothegalaxy:

wittywallflower:

Writing is weird.

One minute you are telling a story.

The next minute you are researching the average amount of snowfall Edinburgh gets.

or how to kill someone with a piece of barbed wire and a tomato

Or how much force it takes to dent a human skull with a can of Pepsi.

what the hell are you guys writing?

Porn.

2 months ago with 231,621 notes — via djrocca87, © wittywallflower


"Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go."
— E.L. Doctorow (via ilovereadingandwriting)
3 months ago with 119 notes — via ilovereadingandwriting


  • Me while reading: Noooo! My poor sweet babies! AUTHOR, WHY MUST YOU TORMENT YOUR CHARACTERS SO?
  • Me while writing: This character has been orphaned, whipped, sentenced to death, thrown overboard by pirates, captured by enemy soldiers, near-fatally poisoned, put on trial for his life before an angry mob, tortured in front of his best friend, and thrown into prison again.
  • Me while writing: ...
  • Me while writing: Let's stab him.
4 months ago with 59,072 notes — via darkisthenight, © tzviaariella




#about me #this means i can call myself a writer #attoyh #acouplet#look at this friends #we are writers and stuff #true story
And I looked, and behold a pale horse a really quite uplifting quote, actually. We truly are writers and stuff.

     

And I looked, and behold a pale horse a really quite uplifting quote, actually. We truly are writers and stuff.

6 months ago with 17,544 notes — via ladyalatariel, © browncardigan.com