John Green's tumblr: The Commencement Address →
fishingboatproceeds: Some people have asked to read the commencement address I delivered this morning to the 2013 graduates of Butler University. So here it is. My own commencement speaker, who shall remain nameless, began with a lame joke about how these speeches only come in two varieties: Short and bad. This… Jeff Buckley singing Hallelujah did not make me cry today…but this...
What’s the point of living if you’re going to hate the world? Guard your heart...– Neal Shusterman, Bruiser (via simply-quotes)
I said never apologize for how you feel. No one can control how they feel. The...– - Iain S. Thomas, Intentional Dissonance (via chili-pepper-3009)
Me: I WILL WRITE TODAY!
Me: I HAVE NOVEL IDEAS!
Me: I WILL BE PUBLISHED!
Me: I swear it!
Me: Today, I will actually write.
Me: This time.
Me: I swear, this time.
Me: I should go on tumblr for a minute.
Me: So, your personality is gonna be like this...
Character: lol, okay +does the complete opposite of that+
mandaslittlewords: That awkward moment when it’s been so long since you’ve worked on something that you’ve actually forgotten a main character’s name.
Book: I will be one of the best things you read this year.
Book: You will fall in love with my characters.
Book: I'm so good, you'll lose sleep over me.
Book: I'm part of a series.
Book: So you can feel the pain of a character dying in each book.
Book: I will break you emotionally.
Book: I will make you forget the real world.
Book: I will ruin all potential future love interests for you.
Book: You will be emotionally attached to me.
Book: You are mine.
Five facts about reading:
rumputsantoso: Fact 1: Reading can make you a better conversationalist. Fact 2: Neighbours will never complain that your book is too loud. Fact 3: Knowledge by osmosis has not yet been perfected. You’d better read. Fact 4: Books have stopped bullets - reading might save your life. Fact 5: Dinosaurs didn’t read. Look what happened to them.
A writer is someone who has all the words in the world except the ones he needs...– Stephen Parolini (via elizabethunderwood)
"Chill out, it's just a book."
knockoutroundabout: wordsgonesilent: and-rohan-will-answer: scenesfrom-an-italian-restaurant: I just realized that “lead” rhymes with “read”, but “lead” also rhymes with “read”. you piece of shit. You just broke the English language. You can’t break something that’s already a shattered mess.
The Writers Helpers: You shouldn’t give up,... →
thewritershelpers: You shouldn’t give up, because [as often as it’s said] there is no one else in the entire world that can write the things that you can. And you can argue that people might write similar things, or maybe that theirs will be better. You can tell yourself that you’re not good enough, or that you…
Before I die, I want to be somebody’s favorite hiding place, the place they can...– Andrea Gibson
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A L B: feminist-space: 33113: don’t be too... →
feminist-space: 33113: don’t be too clingy don’t be such a ‘girl’ be a woman but be hairless like a child don’t wear skimpy outfits don’t be such a ‘slut’ be modest but take it off when i ask don’t assert yourself don’t be such a ‘bitch’ be nice to me but don’t be a fucking doormat don’t be ignorant :/
Well, then that’s not wanting to play the guitar. People become what they want...– Iain Thomas, Intentional Dissonance
Joan of Arc came back as a little girl in Japan, and her father told her to stop...
You Learn Veronica A. Shoffstall After awhile you learn the subtle...
Lend me your ears, and I'll sing you a song.: '10... →
sweetdeltablues: (I had to transcribe this poem, because it became an immediate favorite the second that I heard it. I am over 70 pounds heavier than my boyfriend, and I have thought, felt and said all of these things before. But he is perfect, and we are perfect together.) 10 HONEST THOUGHTS ON BEING LOVED BY A…
I’m never gonna wait that extra twenty minutes to text you back, and I’m...– Andrea Gibson (via souls-entwined)
Tonight I’m going to be all dressed up and radiant for you and only we’ll know...– Makeeda
If you had been plain I would have instead made conversation about the growing...– Caleb
It was not the nightingale, Romeo. It was the lark, welcoming the sun and the...– Makeeda
My mother is a murderer. She killed my first and last girlfriend. She’s insane, her mind completely broken. She should be in an insane asylum but my father loves her too much. He keeps her in our house, certain that one day he can cure her. Always hoping that one day she’ll wake up and be his beloved Mikayla again. Or that maybe he’ll wake up and it’ll have been a...
I will not have an innocent girl die because I did not.– Antoinette