Writers aren’t born, they’re made - from practice, reading, and a lot of...– Alexander Chee (via writingquotes)
Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to...– Sidney Sheldon (via writingquotes)
Just because most people don't know, a lot of the... →
groovyphilia: gokuma: amber-and-ice: cactusrabbit: amber-and-ice: celtic-lady: [Image: A human blastocyst (small cluster of cells) on a grey-blue background. Three captions in black text placed around the blastocyst read, in clockwise order: Blastocoel Cavity // Inner Cell Mass // Zona pellucida] OH LOOK AT THAT CUTE LITTLE BABY. Totally deserving of more rights than me, guise!...
We accept all girls in kindergarten through 12th grade as members. If a child...– Rachelle Trujillo, vice president for communications of the Colorado Girl Scouts, responding to a story about a transgender girl who was allowed to join the Brownies. Looks like I’ll be buying a ton of cookies this year. (via Shakesville article on various bigoted attacks on the GSA by religious...
unfriendlyatheist: Ernestine Rose, hero of the early atheist and feminist movements Ernestine Louise Rose (January 13, 1810 – August 4, 1892) was an atheist feminist, Individualist Feminist, and abolitionist. She was one of the major intellectual forces behind the women’s rights movement in nineteenth-century America. She was born on January 13, 1810, in Piotrków Trybunalski,...
It’s always a part of my purpose as a storyteller to first create characters...– John Irving (via writingquotes)
Muggles are not able to REBLOG this.
dduane: sheissoclassy: REBLOG this to prove you are not a Muggle. my reblog button fucked up and i almost had a heart attack Fortunately this isn’t an issue locally, because in my universe there are no muggles. Just people… some of whom happen to also be wizards.
sardonicpuppeteer: Let’s talk about why you are Absolutely Not Helping The Situation At All when you reblog/otherwise call attention to Tumblr users who are threatening to kill themselves. This time it requires we pretend that they are genuinely going to attempt suicide rather than just fishing for attention. Someone probably just got their jimmies rustled but you cannot deny that people do...
Take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages...– Elie Wiesel (via ajonesco)
Reblog if you are a writer.
moriartys-sonic-screwdriver: proving a point to my mom. also, im curious as to how much of the tumblr population writes
Hello, my most lovely followers. I have such an... →
valeria2067: mystolenthunder: So SURPRISE! I’m going to college next year. I’m also broke. So I have this account on this website called Scholarship Points. Very exciting, I know. Here’s the thing…I’m trying to win a 10,000$ scholarship from them which is a HUGE amount of money and could basically help pay for my entire freshman year in college. So there’s this thing where if you...
Do you really want to write? You can read all the books you want, and attend all...– Paul Bassett Davies (via writingquotes)
"Most of my customers “make” more on food stamps a...
cijithegeek: wretchedoftheearth: L O L The average food stamp benefit per household in 2011: $284 The highest average food stamp benefit per household (by state): $679 in Guam/$335 in California (if only including the contiguous US) The lowest average food stamp benefit per household (by state): $236 in Oregon The average food stamp benefit per individual in 2011: $134 The highest average...
Sherlock: Walk up to the crime scene
John: ... no
Sherlock: This is what I see
Sherlock: I got John H. Watson-
John: A bit-
Sherlock: - Staring at me
John: ... not good
Sherlock: I got deductions in my head and I ain't afraid to show it
Sherlock: Show it
Sherlock: Show it
Sherlock: I'M SHERLOCK AND I KNOW IT
Person: Trust me, I'm a doctor.
Me: idk man. are you qualified?
Person: Trust me. I'm the Doctor.
Me: ;alwih;walietg TAKE ME WITH YOU. I'LL DO WHATEVER YOU SAY.
If you don't have an eating disorder, support me...
bittergrapes: saneoldsameold: I understand it’s well-intentioned but you guys almost always fuck it up. No, I do want want to hear that my weight is fine because it isn’t and I know that. I’m not a fucking child. I know my problem is out of hand. No, I do not want to hear that I should lighten up. No, I do not want to hear that it’s all about willpower. It fucking isn’t. It’s about this...
Top 10 Most Misunderstood Lines in Literary... →
amandaonwriting: 10. Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken Famous Quote: “I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” The United States’ most famous poet’s most famous poem is a timeless ode to the American ideals of “individuality” and “forging your own path.” It’s one of those poems that’s so famous, even people who hate poetry can quote it. These are the reasons it...