A couplet short of a sonnet
(we're all mad here)
Reblog if you love to write.

Whether it be fanfiction, original stories, drabbles, songs, poems, books, or anything that has to do with creative words, then reblog. Let’s gather all the writers of Tumblr together.

22 hours ago with 242,275 notes — via swiftwidget, © insaneandproudofit


"One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others’ minds."
— Alfred Kazin (via writingquotes)
4 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 45,023 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
2 months ago with 7,100 notes — via shahrezad1, © eros-turannos


themusingsofacurlyhairednerd:

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

2 months ago with 61,187 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 90,954 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 232,798 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 59,244 notes — via darkisthenight, © tzviaariella