"Because this business of becoming conscious, of being a writer, is ultimately about asking yourself, How alive am I willing to be?"
— Anne Lamott; Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
science fiction was invented by a woman
don’t you ever fucking forget that
actually a teenage girl
a teenage girl who ran off with a married man
#stealing your man and inventing literary genres
"Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released."
— Natalie Goldberg
(Source: writingsforwinter, via blissmist)
I’m 20 years old and I still can’t spell unessarcaryccery
a shirt has one Collar, two Sleeves
you dear sir, have changed my life