Five quick tips to get into revising that...
keyboardsmashwriters: I love revision. But I also really, really hate it. It’s hard work, and it’s a lot of critical hard work. One of the hardest parts is sitting my butt down and forcing myself to get to it, so as I delay doing just that, here are some of the rituals I do that help me focus: Take care of primary needs. This means I’ve eaten, because food in my belly keeps my energy up and...
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.– Aristotle (via thestillnessthedancing)
loveletterstolondon: DO ANY OTHER ENGLISH MAJORS OR BOOK LOVERS JUST GET SO OVERWHELMED BY HOW MANY BOOKS ARE OUT THERE THAT YOU HAVEN’T READ AND WANT TO?!!!!??!?! I LITERALLY CANNOT HANDLE IT SOMETIMES
Gypsy - Sarah Jarosz I saw a gypsy today She was...
Words to Describe Someone's Voice
aurorastiel: I went scouting through the internet for words to describe a character’s voice. Here’s a handy list for all you writers: Adenoidal/Nasal - Some of the sound seems to come through the nose. Appealing - Shows that you want help, approval, or agreement. Breathy - With loud breathing noises. Brittle - You sound as if you are about to cry. Croaky...
Save Me - Hanson Suddenly the sky is falling...
Write your goddamned book now. The world awaits.– Dave Eggers (via writingquotes)
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too...– Madeleine L’Engle (via booksandpublishing)
Stop This Train - John Mayer So scared of getting...
What is Editing?
anidealwriter: Editing doesn’t just mean to fix your comma errors and check your spelling. It doesn’t just mean making sure you don’t have any run-on sentences. Editing involves looking at your whole piece of work and making sure that it makes sense. When I began editing my web series, I printed out all 118 pages and read through the entire thing, correcting the grammar usage and spelling...
This is Gallifrey - Murray Gold (Doctor Who series...
I am enough.
I don’t think we tell ourselves this as much as we should.