"After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world."
— Philip Pullman (via writingbox)
in 7 years its going to be the 20s again so we can bring back swing music and the aesthetics of that era but keep modern values who’s with me
you can’t repeat the past
can’t repeat the past? why, of course you can! of course you can.
I am on board with this plan.
"I don’t need someone to complete me, I need someone to make things a little bit better every now and again."
— Jon Richardson (via thatmissourigirl)
(Source: stay-anch0red, via sociolab)
"Talented writing tends to contain more information, sentence for sentence, clause for clause, than merely good writing. … It also employs rhetorical parallels and differences… . It pays attention to the sounds and rhythms of its sentences… . Much of the information it proffers is implied. … These are among the things that indicate talent."
— Samuel Delany on good writing vs. talented Writing (via explore-blog)
(Source: , via explore-blog)
I suddenly got a really strong urge to start a Let’s Play channel with my mom where I get to snark at her inability to figure out controls and she gets to make absurd comments that completely misinterpret the entire story and we solve puzzles together
"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change."
— Carl Rogers (via emotional-algebra)