1. Do you drink?”
    “Of course I drink, I just told you I was a writer.
    Stephen King
  2. Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.
    Albert Camus, The Fall
  3. Today’s read.

Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

    Today’s read.

    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  4. Then there is the other secret. There isn’t any symbolysm. The sea is the sea. The old man is an old man. The boy is a boy and the fish is a fish. The shark are all sharks no better and no worse. All the symbolism that people say is shit. What goes beyond is what you see beyond when you know.
    Ernest Hemingway, “Letter to Bernard Berenson,” 1952 (via wordsnquotes)
    Reblogged from: wordsnquotes
  5. Currently wearing an ab gym belt bc I would rather give myself thousands of electric shocks than exercise

  6. I am inclined to think that poets, dramatists, artists, and novelists have a deeper understanding of certain aspects of psychology than professional psychologists.
    Charles H. Knickerbocker, M.D., Hide and Seek (via peoplesbutterfly)
    Reblogged from: butterfliesandwildflowers
  7. The feeling of forcing yourself to continue reading a book is distressing.

  8. My Cousin Rachel

    My Cousin Rachel

  9. There is a difference between being a feminist and a misandrist.

  10. I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark.
    Raymond Carver
  11. I do not want to be human. I want to be myself. They think I am a lion, that I will chase them. I will not deny I have lions in me. I am the monster in the wood. I have wonders in my house of sugar. I have parts of myself I do not yet understand.
    Catherynne M. Valente, Silently and Very Fast. (via wordsnquotes)
  12. A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.
    Lorrie Moore (via feellng)
    Reblogged from: feellng
  13. My new favourite

  14. To be or not to be

    To be or not to be

  15. The mason stirs.
    Pens are too light.
    Take a chisel to write.
    Basil Bunting


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