Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a...– Jeanette Winterson (via tacit-delinquency)
Things I've had to keep quiet:
I haven’t been writing much here because I’ve felt like I’ve needed to keep some stuff in the dark. If you ever met me in real life, you’d know that I have a huge mouth. So, keeping secrets is definitely not a character quality that I possess. Now that the world knows that I’m pregnant. I can get these things out. Things they don’t warn you about pregnancy in...
New Year Adventures
Obviously, I wrote some posts before we were ready to make the big announcement. For every New Year, I usually like to make predictions of the year ahead of us. This is the first year that seems overwhelming and mostly unknown to me. I’m not one to like surprises but it seems like the next 20+ years are all going to a surprise. Somedays, I bounce between being very excited and happy...
My reaction while going through my timeline on...
I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of...– Anais Nin (via crosswordsandcoffee)
I received a rejection this morning from a publication that I really respected. While it still stings whenever I get those messages, at least this one was a lengthy personal message from the editor. The main idea of her response was that she wasn’t sure how to read and feel about my poems. I get that sometimes. Death, sex, violence and blood are recurring themes in some of my poetry. It...
I was at the movies yesterday and before the movie started they had this long ad...– Mindy Kaling (via flordemort, megalong) (via swansoning) (via nom-chompsky) (via stfuconservatives)
Submitting your Work
I’m slowly starting to come around to the idea that I am a “poet.” I know, I know. It’s still weird to me too. But, part of being a poet is getting published in more than one place…So, I’m attempting to submit my work to more places and more often. If writing is hard (and it is), then submitting is like trying to take a leisurely stroll into Mordor. You have...
Study: Women Ask for Raises & Promotions as Often... →
stfuconservatives: Well there’s another bullshit myth we can put to rest. -Joe Awesome. And people wonder why we still need feminism.
That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via saddest-summer)
What I learned from Tumblr
Never get famous because fan girls will pull out every single photo of you ever taken. Ever.
Reality depresses me. I need to find fantasy worlds and escape in them.– Noel Fielding (via thechocolatebrigade)
I try to maintain a healthy dose of daydreaming, to remain sane.– Florence Welch (via haventhadadreaminalongtime)