Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to...– Anne Lamott (via quote-book)
Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a...– Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (via libranta)
How to meet celebrities: Write a book that's good enough to become a movie.
Rookie: Rookie is hiring! We're looking for a... →
rookiemag: The ideal person for this job has at least three years’ experience as a story editor (either in print or online) and knows the basics of copyediting and fact-checking. Rookie is a fast-growing but small operation; we work independently and remotely. Applicants should be very comfortable working…
A Workout For Book Nerds
thenovl: cuddlebuggery: epicreads: All you need for this workout is a stack of hardcovers and some yarn or rope to tie them together! Workout #1: The Book Curl Workout #2: The Book Up Workout #3: The Brunch (Book Crunch) - Just like brunch this can be done alone or with a friend! Cool Down Love this! Resourceful much?
I don’t read reviews about myself, even in film and in television, so I wouldn’t...– Lucy Liu, who is apparently also an incredible artist in addition to be an actor, to Hunger (via malindalo)
The Greek word for ‘return’ is nostos. Algos means ‘suffering.’ So nostalgia is...– Milan Kundera (via tattoolit)
Both heterosexuals and homosexuals view bisexuality with misunderstanding,...– from Attitudes and Self-Images of Male and Female Bisexuals by Carol D. Bronn “both worlds are closets” Ouch. That one hit home. (via loveintheshadowsistheonlykind)
the Rumblr: “Women are bitches,” says a young man... →
therumpus: “Women are bitches,” says a young man as he sits down. Apparently a woman at the bar wouldn’t give him her number. He’s talking to the man sitting on his left in spite of the fact that I am sitting two feet to his right and at the same table. I’ve spent the last couple months in the company of writers, mostly poets, mostly men. I am growing weary. The group I hang with is large and...
I keep joking with Ansel about it. I’m like, ‘In a few months, buddy, you’re...– Yeah, Shailene Woodley knows the whole Divergent/Fault in Our Stars thing is weird. (via entertainmentweekly)
Person: In my experience people are nicest to people who they think can get them published or paid.
Other person: And here I've been wasting my time being nice to people I'd like to have sex with.
In a way, the best education you can get is just talking with people who are...– Don’t Go Back to School (via explore-blog)
5 Reasons Libraries Will Fail – Published in 1864 →
darienlibrary: thelifeguardlibrarian: That’s fun. “Kinetoscopes will kill the publishing industry.”
Lucy Liu Talks Candidly About Racism And... →
asiansnotstudying: One of my favorite US actresses, Lucy Liu, is in Net-A-Porter’s Graphic Issue, which has me all kinds of excited. Because the only thing better than watching Liu at work is seeing her in fantastic frocks and reading interviews with her; she often has sharp, insightful comments on Hollywood and acting, while remaining quite modest and mellow. She seems like she would be a...
If you want to make someone feel emotion, you have to make them let go....– Brian Eno (via kateoplis)
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When people who aren’t of color create a show and they have one character of...– Shonda Rhimes, “the most powerful African-American female show runner in television,” to the New York Times Magazine (via malindalo)