You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone’s soul, becomes their...– Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus (via litmusings)
coffeewithcalypso asked: I'm majoring in English of course. Concentration in creative writing. Fortunately I'm almost finished and will probably be graduating in the spring. You're back in school right? What are you majoring in?
Even now I am surprising myself with the amount of times he has surfaced in my writing like a monster beneath the sea, always breaching in different lights and motions and faces, so as to be unrecognizable from earlier sightings. Only his core remains that perhaps only I can recognize, because it is from me. If my whole life is about writing, and I have always been writing with him, then in some...
Your two cents
Dear lovely tumblr people, When I have the thought “I need to trash my plot line and begin again”, I feel my chest un-tighten and my mind clear. There is a dark horizon with no ruins or trees or path before me; dark, but open. Does this mean that I’ve found the way out, even if it sucks? Sincerely yours, Megan
Wanted: One Wizardly Mentor for a Wayward Writer
Must have first-hand experience getting in over your head with a fantasy novel plot, and then getting out successfully. Must be willing to work early mornings and late nights with a cat who believes she belongs on your keyboard more than your fingers do. Must be able to calculate the leagues on horseback from Crown of Twelve to Coraline in his head. Intimate knowledge of weather patterns around an...
All Roads Lead to Rome
I had a meeting with the Study Abroad adviser today about what the school can offer me by way of getting to Italy. I am pleased with what I found out! As early as next summer, I could spend a nice, soft 5 week period in Siena (only 50 miles from Florence and DANTE) learning the Italian language while living in a medieval, walled city. It sounds like the perfect introduction to the country,...