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The Suburban Review Needs Holiday-Inspired Family Stories - Pays $50


The Suburban Review (est. 2013), a literary journal published quarterly, is now reading for Volume 5. This issue’s theme is “Family.” Because the publisher is releasing this issue around the holidays, the editors want prose and poetry with a holiday influence or setting.

Writers are invited to write about their picture-perfect or dysfunction families

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With all the heat Anita Sarkeesian gets for her Tropes series, you’d think it was a new topic, but Gene Siskel & Roger Ebert had a discussion on a similar theme when they were talking about the influx of slasher movies on their show in 1980.


34 years later and this is STILL relevant

(via rememberingtolovemyself)








What’s Your Book Shelfie Style?

This post turns me on.


Topic and size.

Colour pleased me but it’s usually topic and then within topic, size. 

topic, then alphabetical, with a side of stacked. i do not have enough bookshelves.

Topic, then size, then stacked.

(via teachingliteracy)

“Don’t be a writer. Be writing.”

—   William Faulkner (via blotsandplots)

(via thewritingrealm)


Over the weekend you may have heard of or seen - nude photos of celebrities were stolen off of their phones and posted online. It’s a terrible invasion of privacy, but probably the most disconcerting part of this for me is that some people are blaming the celebrities for having the nude photos on their phones in the first place.

(via 10000steps)


pounding out a first draft no matter how crappy it is like


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(Source: twibs, via saltwolf)



im a bad person who thinks bad thoughts like ‘ew what is that girl wearing’ and then remember that im supposed to be positive about all things and then think ‘no she can wear what she wants, fuck what other people say damn girl u look fabulous’ and im just a teeny bit hypocritical tbh

I was always taught by my mother, That the first thought that goes through your mind is what you have been conditioned to think. What you think next defines who you are.

(via fitsportgirl)

(Source: kaolincackle, via ruinedchildhood)

“Wake up early. Drink coffee. Work hard. Be ambitious. Keep your priorities straight, your mind right and your head up. Do well, live well and dress really well. Do what you love, love what you do. It is time to start living.”

—   Thank you for the reminder. Needed to read this. (via dream-on-darling)
yes. (via therewillbewaves)

(Source: rustedbones, via the-pink-lifter)