amandaonwriting:

Happy Birthday, JK Rowling, born 31 July 1965
12 JK Rowling Quotes

amandaonwriting:

Happy Birthday, JK Rowling, born 31 July 1965

12 JK Rowling Quotes


Write an entire monologue with your main character if you have to. Spend a chapter just exploring the life story of an antagonist. They don’t have to be scenes in chronological order. They don’t even have to end up in your book. But they will help you to keep going.

Because you must keep going. Just a little more. You are stubborn. You are exhausted. You are determined. You are a Writer.

zoewashburne:

What were your inspirations, especially since [Tauriel] is a completely created character; what brought you to bring that power because there were a lot of ways you could have played that role that would have been along the lines of what we usually see for a girl in an action movie where she’s not in the adventure, she’s the prize…?

 

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Food for Thought: The Important Things

Food for Thought: The Important Things

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time clmannarinoTime has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters. MARGARET PETERS

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Write an entire monologue with your main character if you have to. Spend a chapter just exploring the life story of an antagonist. They don’t have to be scenes in chronological order. They don’t even have to end up in your book. But they will help you to keep going.

Because you must keep going. Just a little more. You are stubborn. You are exhausted. You are determined. You are a Writer.

Three Significant Memories

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Tying my first knot.

We were still a family of four, me, Mom, Dad, and L, and still living in our apartment. It was early morning, but there wasn’t much bright sunlight. I remember the room being a sort of lukewarm yellow, even though the walls and carpet were white. I sat on the ground playing with a doll named Lisa. I’d gotten her for Christmas, most likely the one prior to this occasion. She…

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janetmock:

Three years ago, I first told my story in Marie Claire. Today, I am proud to announce that I am joining the magazine’s editorial team as a Contributing Editor. In my role, I will write for the print and online versions of the magazine, act as a brand ambassador and contribute insight and ideas about culture and beauty, politics and pop culture.

YASSS CONGRATS!

fuckyeahfeminists:

janetmock:

Three years ago, I first told my story in Marie Claire. Today, I am proud to announce that I am joining the magazine’s editorial team as a Contributing Editor. In my role, I will write for the print and online versions of the magazine, act as a brand ambassador and contribute insight and ideas about culture and beauty, politics and pop culture.

YASSS CONGRATS!

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Myers Briggs By Superpowers

readingontheroof:

INFJ: Visions of the future
ESTP: Superhuman strength
INTJ: Immortality
ESFP: Ability to freeze time
INFP: Literary manipulation
ESTJ: Power negation
INTP: Omniscience
ESFJ: Healing powers
ISFJ: Visions of the past
ENTP: Dimensional travel
ISTJ: Photographic memory
ENFP: Reality warping
ISFP: Shape shifting
ENTJ: Mind control
ISTP: Invulnerability
ENFJ: Empathic powers

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I am excited to see a generation of women who will raise their boys to be good rather than their girls to be scared.