A Wizard Did It

marvelous-gallifrey:

takenbyabook:

beben-eleben:

Six-Word Stories That Are Absolutely Heart-Breaking

OH MY GOD.

You forgot the original six-word memoir by Hemingway - “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” 

When we say that ‘I’m not like that,’ we render those guys as other. Rather than seeing our shared humanity, we demonize them. Rather than seeing the ways in which sexism is trained and shamed into each of us, we call them evil and stop looking at ourselves. And rather than reaching out to them to help them move in a positive direction, we discard them so that we can be ‘not like them.’ I don’t see how that does anything other than perpetuate the cycles that I so passionately want to stop.
Charlie Glickman, on being “The Good Guy” (via cleispress)
Writing the dramatic death scene

maxkirin:

In your head:

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In paper:

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dqdbpb:

Roadmap to Immortality by Maria Konovalenko

legit-writing-tips:

When you’re trying to write dialogue, remember that each character will have his/her own motivations and will likely have different end goals for the way they want a conversation to go. This is true whether your characters are strategizing a plan to take down the Evil…

robofists-revenge:

I once went to the Renaissance Fair dressed as Marty McFly, and nobody got the joke.

That will forever be one of the most disappointing moments in my life.