City of Lost Souls snippet: 7 days left
cassandraclare: Sebastian looked at Jocelyn, his black eyes quiet and narrow. “If you were really a real mother,” he said, “a good mother, you would have known I was alive. There was a man once who said that mothers carry the key of our souls with them all our lives. But you threw mine away.”
The scenes between Viola and Orsino and between Viola and Olivia depend entirely...– Wilson, John Dover (1962) Shakespeare’s Happy Comedies. (via inkandstardust-hates-revision)
But since you, my reader, have this book of criticism in your hand and are...– Wilson, John Dover (1962) Shakespeare’s Happy Comedies (via inkandstardust-hates-revision)
Sometimes I wonder if it would be easier to make a permanent writing cave and live like a hermit.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that when one part of your life starts...– Bridget Jones (Renee Zellweger). Bridget Jones’s Diary. (via alltherestispropaganda)
Am taking requests for Quotes Project today....
readerwriterdancer asked: I think I just fell in love. You posted about phonology (something I'm really interested in), you are a writer, you are a potter fan, a John Green fan, and a nerd (possibly a nerdfighter.) I think you are my twin or my soulmate.
Planning mine and my mom’s nails for Sunshine’s Jubilee because I am that organised.
People are criticising last week’s episode of Silent Witness for a gay rape scene that was too graphic. The show is shown after the watershed and there is a warning for violent and upsetting scenes. While the scene was horrible, it is no different to any other graphic scene shown every week in the show. However, despite the fact that I am usually a girl who champions the BBC, I do agree...
Sam: Did Hermione run when Sirius Black was in trouble? Or when Voldemort attacked Hogwarts?
Sam: What did she do?
Charley: She kicked ass.
I’ve been seeing some gifs from last night’s Supernatural. Looks very cool, will watch later x
Yes I’m doubting my novel right now. This is the problem when my brain latches on to something else that is a REALLY GOOD INTERESTING IDEA.
Dear people who question why girls go to the...
middle-east-beast: Hermione went alone and got attacked by a troll
Thanks for your help guys. I’ve deleted some of the more barbed comments she makes. I think I was getting a little carried away in places. She’s not like that all the time, but in that situation she is lonely and doesn’t feel like she fits in. The rest of the book she’s very different.
Do you find sarcastic characters likeable?
Serious question that I need serious answers to. My narrative within my novel is quite sarcastic and I worry this might not make the character particularly likeable, even though I would love a character for it, others might not. Thoughts?
I’m currently making a cave out of my Mom’s bed because my room faces the street and she’d kill me if I closed the curtains at half three :D Am now going to catch up with the Winchester boys.
You say you’re not special because the world doesn’t know about you, but that’s...– The Fault in Our Stars by John Green exquisite exquisite exquisite (via hermionejg)
Somewhere, far down, there was an itch in his heart, but he made it a point not...– Markus Zusak (via misswallflower)
That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via misswallflower)
Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.– Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind. (via kayleyhyde)
Only the deepest love will persuade me into matrimony which is why I shall end...– Elizabeth Bennet
larquette asked: Ooh, ah, no. Pride and Prejudice feels. Don't DO that to me! I'm trying to do college work, tumblr is distracting, now need to watch that film again. Damn you and love you all at once!
The good times and the bad times both will pass. It will pass. It will get...– John Green (via internal-acceptance-movement)
She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.– Louisa May Alcott (via misswallflower)