Having my first apartment all to myself is incredible, but it’s like literally...– Chelsea Fagan’s Blog (via nogreatillusion) Wish this weren’t true.
10 Pieces of Advice for Young Writers →
theatlantic: Care about things. Show it. Be funny, barbed, and pointed when needed. Slick is easy; don’t be slick. Confidence and arrogance will both protect you when people yell at you. One is vital and one is poisonous. Learn to be your own devil’s advocate. Interrogate your own arguments. Interrogate your point of view. Successful writers can play loud and soft and can make a variety of...
sonicdork: As “John”, I need to get all of the answers. Even if I spell “bring” wrong. Brining a four year old would take a lot of salt water.
heyveronica replied to your photo: Axel the office dog (Taken with Cinemagram) Where do you work that you get to have an office dog?? Tiny video editing company in SoHo. Boss brings his dog to work and some days so does one of the editors. The pay is shit but you can’t beat having an office dog.
The brutal questions are the ones that force you to lie.– David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest (via akratic) Oof.
That’s why we’re here: we all showed aptitude. Aptitude for showing aptitude,...– Walter Kirn, Lost in the Meritocracy for the Atlantic. My main gripe with standardized testing in a nutshell right there. Aptitude for showing aptitude.