- cancer self-affirmations
- human heart photos
- can you pay with check on self-scan machine
- agnostic AA
- organic farming increase
And these are all different stories.
One week left.
I had people read it early on and, you know, well-meaning people said to me, you should take out the blogs. I didn’t get much positive feedback. Only because most of these people were protective of me — it was sort of like a “tone it down, make it easier to swallow” kind of thing. And I just thought if I do that then it’s not the book I want to write.
—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (via writingquotes)
new novelists seem to have a particular hang-up about making sure their idea has ‘never been done before’…. let me try and put your mind at ease: it’s all been done before.
—joseph bates, the nighttime novelist (via writetogetherfighttogether)
Submitting short fiction to literary journals? Consider this your hit list (or shit list) for avoiding rejection.