Starving writers live worse than skid row bums. And that’s because there are two...– Charles Bukowski
Designated Dreamers (collab): I Like Lipstick,... →
Hello. Pleased to meet you. What can you tell about me there? That I am polite? I am. Yet, I am also offensive. At times. Not purposely. I simply and often speak the truth, which others hide from or do not want to hear. All of this, tells you what I am…most of the time: a contradiction. I’m…
I lift bridges with poems.– Anis Mojgani (via drinking-in-the-wind)
It is unfortunate, but the unimaginative citizen finds something exquisitely...– Dorothea Brande, Becoming A Writer (via designateddreamers)
Hi Friends! I’m writing to let you know about a new creative writing blog. http://designateddreamers.tumblr.com/ It’s a baby just being born. All green and new and ready to bloom. Each week the blog will host a weekly writing challenge. The seven selected collab members will each respond to the challenge. Each of us have an assigned day in which we will post our response. My day is...
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.– Ray Bradbury (via drinking-in-the-wind)
You’re like a tooth that needs to be pulled. I could slam that door, except the string seems to be attached the wrong way. Instead of ripping you out, I’m the one being tugged along.
Spread the beauty with words.– Elle LaMarca
Textually Speaking Let me tease you with my words, caress you with my imagery, press prose upon your lips, until you drip of sweet emotion. I wanna make poetry with you.
I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and...– Sylvia Plath (via kari-shma)
The use of imaginative fiction is to deepen your understanding of your world,...– Ursula K. Le Guin, The Language of the Night (via bookoasis)
Can you lie next her and give her your heart? Your heart, as well as your body....– Blank White Page, Mumford & Sons
I see you driving ‘round town with the girl I love. And I’m like, haiku.– -Bazinga! (via yeahwriters)
He wondered if what he had taken for the richness of silence was really the...– Nicole Krauss (The History of Love)
iTrust-Things That Need to be Said
I get it. You might not think that I do. But…I GET it. Seriously. It’s not that I play dumb for you. That is not in my nature or my spirit. You might ask, what is it that I get? You might shrug your shoulders of indifference, because you don’t think that I get it. But, you’d be wrong, and you’re forgetting something. What? That I get IT. Still don’t believe...
Achilles In Love (excerpt)
Then she came along, who seemed to be all women fused into one, cheekbones and breasts evidence that evolution doesn’t care about fairness, and a mind so good, well, it was like his. You could see his body soften, and days later, when finally they were naked, she instinctively knew what to do— as smart men do with a mastectomy’s scar— kiss his heel before kissing what he considered to be his...
This is a total experiment. It is a recording of...
The writer is both a sadist and a masochist. We create people we love, and then...– Janet Fitch (via writingadvice)