I love those moments when I find a mistake in a book. Don’t get me wrong, I love books with all my heart. But when I find a little blip on the pages or in the plot I feel so smart. Besides, those moments rarely happen. For example, I’ve caught three different authors in the act. If they have a lion in their book, for whatever reason, and say that the character hears the Lion...
Silence seeped through the trees, the wind barely whispering its secrets. With...– First paragraph to a short story I wrote
I'm a bitch when it comes to loaning out my books.
At first, when you ask “Oh, can I borrow a book from you?” I’m like: Then once you finally convince me: “Now, you listen to me.” and I give you a list of things you may NOT do to my book. Then when I send my baby off with you: And when I get my book back, If there is one bend, nick, or tear at first I’m like: Then it’s: But if the book...
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It makes me so happy to see so many people who adore a good book as much as I do! Read on, dear readers
aboutthestorynottheglory: “Writing a book is exactly like love…You give it everything you have. If it doesn’t work out, you’re heartbroken.” Heather Sellers
I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between...– George Robert Gissing (via inspiredbylit)
Isn’t it odd how much fatter a book gets when you’ve read it several...– Cornelia Funke (Inkspell)
‘Now you see,’ said the turtle, drifting back into the pond, ‘why it is useless...– The Joy Luck Club (via betweenthelineswecanbetibor)
Literary Confession: I absolutely love writing...
I'm a hoarder of books, but I call myself a...
That awkward moment when you are reading in bed,...
"We need to make books cool again, if you go home...
" 'I claim birth-right, and blood-right-- and...
uncataloguedanduncounted: It’s National Book Week. The rules: Grab the closest book to you. Go to page 56. Copy the 5th sentence. Don’t mention the book. Post these rules and continue on. “We were such little girls, but as tired as we were we couldn’t stop whispering.”
There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what...– W. Somerset Maugham (via indecenthours)
I read the fuck out of every book I can get my hands on.– A Long Way Down | Nick Hornby (via lifeofliterature)