theparisreview:

“Jump off the cliff and build your wings on the way down.” The secret of life and love, according to Ray Bradbury. (via)

iwishforapinkpony:

I know a lot of y’all are writers, so I’m sharing the writing tips my English teacher gave me.
These are some color symbols.

"Imagination doesn’t just mean making things up. It means thinking things through, solving them, or hoping to do so, and being just distant enough to be able to laugh at things that are normally painful. Head teachers would call this escapism, but they would be entirely wrong. I would call fantasy the most serious, and the most useful, branch of writing there is. And this is why I don’t, and never would, write Real Books."

—Diana Wynne Jones, “Why Don’t You Write Real Books?” (via ballerinaduck)

skottieyoung:

#DailySketch Princess Mononoke 

Original available in my store.

worldofaliceandolivia:

Let your beautiful smile change the world!!! 

aplaceforart:

life motto.

made here

amandaonwriting:

AquaNotes Waterproof Paper and Pencil

aplaceforart:

simply stated but oh so wise!

Five Mistakes to Look For In Your Dialogue →

lettersandlight:

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The “Now What?” Months are here! In 2014, we’ll be bringing you advice from authors who published their NaNo-novels, editors, agents, and more to help you polish November’s first draft until it gleams. Today, Cara Lockwood, author, editor, and NaNo sponsor,…

unhistorical:

Vincent van Gogh (March 30, 1853 – July 29, 1890)

I haven’t got it yet, but I’m hunting it and fighting for it, I want something serious, something fresh—something with soul in it! Onward, onward.