Bad books on writing tell you to “WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW,” a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery.

Joe Haldeman (via rachelfershleiser)

I cannot reblog this enough, this is hilarious to me. 

(via inkblot101)

Stay away from Blue Angel. It was one of the worst, most uncomfortable books I’ve ever read. “Satire,” my foot.

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