Very few writers really know what they are doing until they’ve done it. Nor do...– p 22, Shitty First Drafts, Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott, Anchor Books, 1995 (via thetirvine) YESSS. So true. This book is so good.
No better way that I can see to spend all the time while you’re asleep...– From “Here is a Heart” by Jenny Owen Youngs
Fall to sleep, fall to sleep it’s you I long to keep but this world will...– From “Nighty Night” by Jenny Owen Youngs
So I got this analysis of my writing...
I write like David Foster Wallace I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing! I wonder if this is true. I don’t know this Wallace guy, but now I’m intrigued.
I’d like to cover the earth With a fresh-baked yummy dessert People...– Altered lyrics of “Birdhouse in Your Soul” by They Might Be Giants. I discovered this song, though, through Pushing Daisies.
Her imagination was easily ignited and the line between fiction and reality, for...– Dave Eggers, How The Water Feels to the Fishes (via distantheartbeats) (via phoenizx) (via girlmeetsdream)
I’ve made two purchases recently that may or may not help inspire my writing. I’m feeling pretty proud I’ve got them, so why not post about it? 1) “Once Upon a Dream” music box. It’s really, really pink and has Princess Aurora’s face all over it. I’m not big on pink (though I love Sleeping Beauty), but the song itself means a lot to me. It’s...
The witch raised up the maiden’s face and smoothed her tears away as though she...– In the Night Garden, Catherynne M. Valente (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
Now he was riding, jubilantly happy, on the airy billowing highway toward the...– From “He Was Riding On the Airway Highway” illustration by John Bauer