English Majors After Graduation.

girldwarf:

cacheoftheday:

7 Things Women Writers are sick of hearing.

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"Why is your lead always a girl?"

"Who’s her love interest, then?"

"What kind of young adult do you write?" (I don’t write YA…)

"Oh, you do fantasy? Like Twilight?"

"Women just can’t write men. I mean, men can kind of do both just because it’s been done so much, but women always write men too girly."

"Are you going to hide your name like JK Rowling so you can get published?"

AND THE WORST ONE: Upon hearing my writing group is predominantly women… “Oh, I don’t think that’s for me. I do serious writing.”

she was special and unique because unlike other girls she read a book and drank a tea and didnt talk about a clothes

essajetticks:

the Wood Beyond the World by William Morris. this is a facsimile of the Kelmscott press edition.

ruinedchildhood:

me after group projects

(Source: heckboy)

aseaofquotes:

Jonathan Franzen, Freedom

"Her blonde hair was part of an attempt to to start over and adopt a new persona, following her first suicide attempt in August of 1953." Plath, who had spent six months in psychiatric care following the suicide attempt, had seemed to improve greatly by the the summer of 1954. This period of time has been lovingly referred to by her biographers as her “platinum summer.”

(Source: moonlight-driive)

googlyeyebooks:

lanelibteens:

Donation of the Day.

Carrie by Stephen King, 1974

In the opinion of this researcher, a great many of the people who have researched the Carrie White matter-either for the scientific journals or for the popular press-have placed a mistaken emphasis on a relatively fruitless search for incidents of googly eyes in the girl’s childhood.

aseaofquotes:

David Levithan, Every Day

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