Every day I take my lunch hour outside in my car. I do this for several reasons. Mostly because after dealing with people all day I’m ready for some alone time, and also so my coworkers can’t find me to ask work related questions. But really I like to use my allotted hour to read. I have no idea what part of “I’m sitting alone in a corner with a book stuck to my face”...
Amanda Patterson: 20 Quotes for Cat Lovers →
amandaonwriting: In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this. ~ Terry Pratchett Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. ~Robert A. Heinlein You know how it is with cats: They don’t really have owners, they have staff.” ~P.C….
Netflix is being a little beyotch right now. I’m putting on my angry face.
adamusprime: i’m going to write erotica for very shy people “s-should i take my shirt off?” “oh, uh…no, no that’s fine…unless you really want to…” “uh, do…you want me to?” “well i mean…i dunno…”
I just saw a girl taking a photo of herself in the bathroom at Walmart. I wonder if she’ll notice the mom changing a diaper in the background before or after she loads her duckface to facebook? *strokes beard thoughtfully*
I trust your taste in books.– Best compliment ever (via cadburycrazed)
I’m just going to blame all the strange noises in my house on my pets. Stupid fish, always knocking things over.
Dolores Umbridge … is the greatest make-believe villain to come along since...– Stephen King (source)
10 of the Strangest Apocalypses in Literature →
amandaonwriting: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker Walker’s spectacular debut begins thusly: “We didn’t notice right away. We couldn’t feel it. We did not sense, at first, the extra time, bulging from the smooth edge of each day like a tumor blooming beneath skin… On the sixth of October, the experts went public. This, of course, is the day we all remember. There’d been a change,...
mom: I was talking to the son of a man i work with and he wants to know what kind of books you like.
mom: but specifically...
me: all. of. them.
mom: okay well, what's that website you posted about on twitter that you write stuff and put pictures of books on?
me: you're on twitter?
mom: I joined a few days ago.
me: *frantically checks twitter page that I haven't been to in forever. scrolls posts, all is well. halfway down, sees a link to tumblr even though i have links turned off...*
me: MOTHER OF GOD
“i need to stop,” i whispered as i clicked next episode.
I sometimes wonder if we romanticize books too much. I mean, all bibliophiles speak of the scent of a bookstore, how the dusty boards reach out to you, how the corners are filled with wisdom and whispers. You travel the aisles, anticipating the perfect volume, heavy in your hand, gilt edges sparking in the dim and hopefully mysterious interior of the quiet little shop. Perhaps you clutch the...
Write no matter what dramas and conflicts are happening in your life. Storms...– Jessica Page Morrell, The Writer’s I Ching Once in awhile, I pull a card from the deck of cards that came in The Writer’s I Ching. Amazingly, the card I pick always seems to address whatever problem I’m dealing with in my writing. The above passage is at the heart of my writing...
moominboy: i miss the generations when a guy had to ask a girl out by asking her parents, where a girl could just be beautiful in a tshirt, where bubonic plagues decimated villages across europe and left a third of the population dead. reblog if u agree
Don’t let yourself feel worthless: often through life you will really be at your...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise (via larmoyante)
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a...– Rick Riordan (The Battle of the Labyrinth)
The Greatest Female Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors →
amandaonwriting: Ursula K. LeGuin Octavia Butler Madeleine L’Engle Angela Carter Kelly Link Anne Rice Connie Willis Susanna Clarke Doris Lessing Marion Zimmer Bradley
I couldn’t live a week without a private library - indeed, I’d part with all my...– H. P. Lovecraft (via bookaddictiion)