Sorry! Loadin' up.

"I’m writing a first draft and reminding myself that I’m simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles."
Shannon Hale (via maxkirin)


Andrea Cremer/David Levithan, Invisbility

"She carried a notebook with her everywhere and brimmed with ideas. She often woke in the night and switched on the light to scribble down her thoughts."
The Tea Chest by Josephine Moon (via treesofreverie)
"Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights"
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (via fabionardini)

The room is full
of the breath of the stories.

That is enough.

Ko Un, from “Stories”, trans. from the Korean by Brother Anthony of Taizé and Lee Sang-Wha (via litverve)
"From what point of view is she looking at life as she sits there, terribly sensitive, registering one after another such diverse impressions? She is a writer; a born writer. Everything she feels and hears and sees is not fragmentary and separate; it belongs together as writing."
Virginia Woolf, from A Terribly Sensitive Mind (via afternoon—-tea)

Lilac Fairy Book 1902


Lilac Fairy Book 1902


E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

"Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."
"I’ve found that growing up means being honest. About what I want. What I need. What I feel. Who I am."
Epiphany (via creatingaquietmind)
"Words are bridges."
Octavio Paz, from “Letter of Testimony” (trans. Eliot Weinberger)