“Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”—Ernest Hemingway (via psych-facts)
Point of view (often shortened to POV) refers to the perspective in which a narrative is written. Choosing how/who tells the story is an important choice to make when writing. The point of view can often dramatically change the way a story feels, and limits or expands what…
“Buying books is immensely comforting. Maybe I won’t read them immediately, but they make me feel so much better whenever I’m sad and blue. Just their presence, it’s like having more to look forward to.”—Unknown (via shetakesflight)
fact fact:I always read books I enjoy at least twice bc the first time you're all "whAT THE FUCK IS GONNA HAPPEN I NEED TO FINISH THIS NOW" and then the second time you can be like "damn that's a cold ass simile"
“If you find yourself asking, “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.”—Steven Pressfield (via roguepostits)