Literary Confession: I HAVE to own the books I...
Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.– Stephen Fry (via writingadvice)
It is my view you can’t hold back progress. Ebooks are here, they are here to...– J.K. Rowling (via writingadvice)
No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally (and...– C.S. Lewis (via bethrevis)
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Never Settle →
Why “good enough” should never be good enough.
The moral of Snow White is never eat apples.– Lemony Snicket (via obscuraluna) Clearly.
Getting to Know Your Characters →
Is there a way to avoid flat characters in the first draft? I certainly think so…
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Dystopia: The New Vampire? →
With the last Twilight movies on the horizon and mounting hype over upcoming movies like The Hunger Games and Divergent, many are left wondering…
Cut out all those exclamation marks. An exclamation mark is like laughing at...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via writingadvice)
Books: the one thing I can never have too much of.
What I couldn’t help noticing was that I learned more about the novel in a...– Philip Pullman (via writingadvice)
There were many different versions of the first chapter of ‘Philosopher’s Stone’...– J.K. Rowling (via writingadvice) Huh. Interesting.
yukaurasaki: Wow. Pixar animator created this amazing book for ipad. The animations and interactivity are crazy amazing. This. Is. Insane.
So it’s you and a syringe against the Capitol? See, this is why no one lets you...– Haymitch, ”Catching Fire” (Suzanne Collins)
Three Rules for Literary Success: 1. Read a lot. 2. Write a lot. 3. Read a...– Robert Silverberg (via writingadvice) Sometimes the best advice is short and sweet.
There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly...– J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit)
We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all the power we need inside...– JK Rowling, Speech to Harvard Alumni Association, 2008 (via myquotelibrary)
He must’ve known I’d run out on you.” “No,” Harry corrected him. “He must’ve...– Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, p 391 (via themomentsbetween)
Men always want to be a woman’s first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We...– Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance (via bookoasis)