Anyone else feel like that? Like your life’s a big act. Like you’re trying to be...– Alex Flinn, Breathing Underwater (via pro-solitude)
I have trust issues with authors
me reading: this character is going to die. isn't he.
me reading: I can't care about this character. I can't care about him as much as I want to because he's going to die
me reading: I can tell you're writing him like he's going to die, author
me reading: I'm not falling for this.
me reading: oh maybe he's not going to die.
me reading: because if he was he should have died there
me reading: okay, I'll care about him
me reading: I see that I can trust y---
the author: TROLOLOLOLOLOL
me reading: F*CK SH*T F*CK YOU F*CK YOU NEVER AGAIN NEVER F*CKING AGAIN
You will say that I am old and mad, was what Michaelangelo wrote, but I answer...– David Markson, Wittgenstein’s Mistress (via mythologyofblue)
The swineherd—that is to say—the Prince, for no one knew that he was other than...– “The Swineherd” by Hans Christian Andersen (read it here)
I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am...– Oscar Wilde (via poeticsofdeath)
Creation of character is, like much of fiction writing, a mixture of subjective...– Julian Barnes (via isaboutwords)