The novel’s spirit is the spirit of complexity. Every novel says to the reader: “Things are not as simple as you think.” That is the novel’s eternal truth, but it grows steadily harder to hear amid the din of easy,… Read more

The novel’s spirit is the spirit of complexity. Every novel says to the reader: “Things are not as simple as you think.” That is the novel’s eternal truth, but it grows steadily harder to hear amid the din of easy,… Read more

thereal-tsuki-llama: impishtubist: shadowstep-of-bast: tomhiddllestop: IF YOU LOVE WRITING BUT DON’T HAVE THE INSPIRATION FOR A 10-PART BOOK SAGA YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SITE IT’S INCREDIBLY HELPFUL AND CAN FOR INSTANCE GENERATE TOPICS AND FIRST LINES, CONTAINS LOADS… Read more

thereal-tsuki-llama: impishtubist: shadowstep-of-bast: tomhiddllestop: IF YOU LOVE WRITING BUT DON’T HAVE THE INSPIRATION FOR A 10-PART BOOK SAGA YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SITE IT’S INCREDIBLY HELPFUL AND CAN FOR INSTANCE GENERATE TOPICS AND FIRST LINES, CONTAINS LOADS… Read more

eearth: Don’t settle for nice, for pleasant, for familiar. Keep looking until you find something that really moves you, that resonates with your core. And I mean this for people, for interests, for hobbies, for your possessions, clothes, music, books,… Read more

eearth: Don’t settle for nice, for pleasant, for familiar. Keep looking until you find something that really moves you, that resonates with your core. And I mean this for people, for interests, for hobbies, for your possessions, clothes, music, books,… Read more

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest (via wnq-writers)

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest (via wnq-writers)

sassypandacandy: Ahaaaaa I’m laughing but inside it hurts “Give someone a book, and they’ll read for a day. Teach someone how to write a book, and they’ll experience a lifetime of paralyzing self-doubt.” ~Lauren DeStefano, via Twitter

sassypandacandy: Ahaaaaa I’m laughing but inside it hurts “Give someone a book, and they’ll read for a day. Teach someone how to write a book, and they’ll experience a lifetime of paralyzing self-doubt.” ~Lauren DeStefano, via Twitter

“When words are both true and kind, they can change the world.” ~Buddha

“When words are both true and kind, they can change the world.” ~Buddha

How to make a character’s death sadder

sundownwinter: asbehsam: socialjusticeprincesses: peachdoxie: thehellspawnhero: shuttle-fly-blogs: iceb0x: stevraybro: the-right-writing:  Don’t have them die of old age after a long, fulfilling life. Many people don’t even think of this as sad (note that this can still work if you have enough… Read moreHow to make a character’s death sadder

How to make a character’s death sadder

sundownwinter: asbehsam: socialjusticeprincesses: peachdoxie: thehellspawnhero: shuttle-fly-blogs: iceb0x: stevraybro: the-right-writing:  Don’t have them die of old age after a long, fulfilling life. Many people don’t even think of this as sad (note that this can still work if you have enough… Read moreHow to make a character’s death sadder

Only you can write your story. Think about what makes your story uniquely you. Is it the way you look at the world? Do the characters share your hopes and dreams? Does your story explore things that terrify you or… Read more

Only you can write your story. Think about what makes your story uniquely you. Is it the way you look at the world? Do the characters share your hopes and dreams? Does your story explore things that terrify you or… Read more

“5 things that will never stop being true about writing: 1. It’s frustrating. 2. Editing sucks. 3. Finishing is wonderful. 4. It’s very easy to come up with excuses. 5. It’s completely worth it.”

“5 things that will never stop being true about writing: 1. It’s frustrating. 2. Editing sucks. 3. Finishing is wonderful. 4. It’s very easy to come up with excuses. 5. It’s completely worth it.”

my-own-little-nerd-paradise: “I am a writer” I say as I’m staring at the blank piece of paper for hours. “I love writing” I say, grinding my teeth and breaking my pencil in half. “Writing keeps me sane” I say, laughing like… Read more

my-own-little-nerd-paradise: “I am a writer” I say as I’m staring at the blank piece of paper for hours. “I love writing” I say, grinding my teeth and breaking my pencil in half. “Writing keeps me sane” I say, laughing like… Read more