samheughan:

welcome to the chess court

there is no game more dangerous than this

the players: the queen | the king | the knight | the bishop | the rook | the pawn

Cŵn Annwn →

bibliotecha-secreta:

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In Welsh mythology and folklore, these are the spectral hounds of Annwn (the otherworld).

In Wales, they were associated with migrating geese, supposedly because their honking in the night is reminiscent of barking dogs.

Hunting grounds for the Cŵn Annwn are…

dyslexic-kids:

Many of you saw this when I originally posted it a few months ago, and it was incredibly popular. However, we have a lot of new people and I thought they might want to see it, as well.  Dyslexia is often accompanied by other conditions such as ADHD, dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyspraxia.

Top 10 Storytelling Cliches Writers Need To Stop Using →

fuckyourwritinghabits:

amandaonwriting:

1. Characters describing themselves in mirrors
2. Broadcasting an upcoming plot twist
3. Blaming bad behavior on bad parenting
4. Too many inside jokes/references
5. The chosen one
6. Countdown clocks
7. Veiling your message in a dream
8. Using…

bookgeekconfessions:

I wanted to double check that “The Cherry on Top” was a short novel or novella and I found this on uphillwriting.org. I think it’s very informative and hopefully you guys will find it useful!

Character, I think, is the single most important thing in fiction. You might read a book once for its interesting plot—but not twice.
— Diana Gabaldon (via writingbox)
thetrolliestcritic:

Archetypes | THE WRITER 

Words pour from the darkest reaches of their mind. The life force of every poetic sentence strung together stems from their very soul. Every punctuation, or lack thereof, leaks another piece of their being. From another world, from another dimension entirely, comes the fractured bits they need; ripping themselves apart in search of the perfect phrasing. Small miracles are made on napkins worldwide. It begins with a doodle of words held together by the hopes of something magnificent. Something that will change the lives of millions. It begins with a doodle, and ends in the adventurer we so emphatically followed reaching their goal after all the painful monoliths in their way. We are writers, and we are the saviors of the every hero inside of us. 

thetrolliestcritic:

Archetypes | THE WRITER 

Words pour from the darkest reaches of their mind. The life force of every poetic sentence strung together stems from their very soul. Every punctuation, or lack thereof, leaks another piece of their being. From another world, from another dimension entirely, comes the fractured bits they need; ripping themselves apart in search of the perfect phrasing. Small miracles are made on napkins worldwide. It begins with a doodle of words held together by the hopes of something magnificent. Something that will change the lives of millions. It begins with a doodle, and ends in the adventurer we so emphatically followed reaching their goal after all the painful monoliths in their way. We are writers, and we are the saviors of the every hero inside of us. 

thewritingcafe:

Word Tracking Spreadsheets - These sheets also have sections for character and plot information.

platonicwhouffle:

FAIRYTALE MEMEthree locations/kingdoms [1/3]: the enchanted forest

The forest as a place of magic and danger is found among folklore wherever the natural state of wild land is forest: a forest beyond which people normally travel, where strange things might occur, and strange people might live, the home of monsters, witches and even fairies.

platonicwhouffle:

FAIRYTALE MEME
three locations/kingdoms [1/3]: the enchanted forest

The forest as a place of magic and danger is found among folklore wherever the natural state of wild land is forest: a forest beyond which people normally travel, where strange things might occur, and strange people might live, the home of monsters, witches and even fairies.

droo216:

fairy tale meme | 4 OTPs [1/4] Red Riding Hood x The Huntsman

When he had made two snips, he saw the red riding hood shining, and then he made two snips more, and the little girl sprang out, crying, “Ah, how frightened I have been! How dark it was inside the wolf!”

droo216:

fairy tale meme | 4 OTPs [1/4] Red Riding Hood x The Huntsman

When he had made two snips, he saw the red riding hood shining, and then he made two snips more, and the little girl sprang out, crying, “Ah, how frightened I have been! How dark it was inside the wolf!”