tlcnanowrimo14:

WIP for my November NaNoWriMo inspiration and tracking calendar. Stock provided by ba1969 on sxc.hu/FreeImages.com.
Need some more motivational text, image is 10” x 8” for printing purposes.
Yes, you can use it too!

tlcnanowrimo14:

WIP for my November NaNoWriMo inspiration and tracking calendar. Stock provided by ba1969 on sxc.hu/FreeImages.com.

Need some more motivational text, image is 10” x 8” for printing purposes.

Yes, you can use it too!

Describe your muse:

NaNoWriMo is up and I’ve created my cover. Something about that stokes the thrill of writing in me. Time to start drawing up outlines and character bios.

NaNoWriMo is up and I’ve created my cover. Something about that stokes the thrill of writing in me. Time to start drawing up outlines and character bios.

There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches. Every minority, be it Baptist/Unitarian, Irish/Italian/Octogenarian/Zen Buddhist, Zionist/Seventh-day Adventist, Women’s Lib/Republican, Mattachine/FourSquareGospel feels it has the will, the right, the duty to douse the kerosene, light the fuse. Every dimwit editor who sees himself as the source of all dreary blanc-mange plain porridge unleavened literature, licks his guillotine and eyes the neck of any author who dares to speak above a whisper or write above a nursery rhyme.
Ray Bradbury on censorship
really wishing for black tape

really wishing for black tape

anyone else think that Valentine Michael Smith, of Stranger in a Strange Land was part of Star Trek’s Q Continuum?

What’s up with “lay” and “lie”?

theyuniversity:

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Few topics in grammar and usage inspires as much dread and confusion as lay vs. lie. This post will allay your fears.

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Need even more examples? Here you go:

  • When I get home, I’m going to lie in the hammock and relax.
  • In which room should I lay the new rug?
  • Yesterday, my dog lay on my lap and took a long nap.
  • Jim has lain on the sofa since noon.
  • Every night, Finn lies on his bed and sleeps inside his sleeping bag.

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x-themadking-x:

pansexual-pelican:

officialgeorgebush:

lewdfruitington:

omgpoetry:

this is funny
like really, really funny

You sly bugger. That took me a while.

I have googled my life away. I have read bible verses. I have studied the ohilosophical meaning behind the numbers. I have become a modern Gallup trying to ask people to help me figure this out. What the FUCK does it mean.

shh nobody tell

Oh my god…

x-themadking-x:

pansexual-pelican:

officialgeorgebush:

lewdfruitington:

omgpoetry:

this is funny

like really, really funny

You sly bugger. That took me a while.

I have googled my life away. I have read bible verses. I have studied the ohilosophical meaning behind the numbers. I have become a modern Gallup trying to ask people to help me figure this out. What the FUCK does it mean.

shh nobody tell

Oh my god…

It’s clear my library does not have Haruki Murakami’s new book.

It’s clear my library does not have Haruki Murakami’s new book.

robyn-larue:

I love my notebooks.

robyn-larue:

I love my notebooks.

This is why we should capitalize ALL movie titles.

This is why we should capitalize ALL movie titles.

memorias-del-ouroboros:

Escritores y sus gatitos….

Allen Ginsberg

Charles Bukowski

Edgar Allan Poe

H P Lovecraft

Jean Cocteau

Jorge Luis Borges

Michel Foucault

Raymond Chandler

Jean-Paul Sartre

Julio Cortázar

updownbindery:

teachingliteracy:

(by there2roam)

Sounds like my kinda place. 

updownbindery:

teachingliteracy:

(by there2roam)

Sounds like my kinda place. 

It is a doubtful honor to produce one of the filthiest books of the year. […] Every page fills me with a sick loathing — if I should pick up a book by any other writer with such words in it, I should read no more — but pitch it in the fire.

Earnest Hemingway’s mother, writing to him about The Sun Also Rises.

Earnest Hemingway was born today, 1899.