marlene adelstein

The writing life can be messy but fun and other distractions.

worth a look. Rachel is a great speaker.

rachelfershleiser:

authorstalker:

In need of a Monday pick-me-up? Take 10 minutes and watch Rachel Fershleiser’s TEDx talk, “Why I heart the Bookternet" and I guarantee you’ll be full of optimism and sunshine. 

1. That dress, those tights.

2. How can I achieve this level of public speaking excellence? 

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Aw thanks! Please, Pollyanna out with me on the great stuff authors, bookstores, and publishers are doing to embrace internet communities.

amospoe:

“Though I play at the edges of knowing,truly I knowour part is not knowing,but looking, and touching, and loving” ― Mary Oliver

amospoe:

“Though I play at the edges of knowing,
truly I know
our part is not knowing,
but looking, and touching, and loving” 
― Mary Oliver

fallonelizabeth:

Meditation for the day courtesy of Joan Didion. 

fallonelizabeth:

Meditation for the day courtesy of Joan Didion. 

(via focus-damnit)

from How to be Human: Diary of an Austistic Girl by Florida Frenz

from How to be Human: Diary of an Austistic Girl by Florida Frenz

How to Be Human: Diary of an Autistic Girl

bibliolectors:

Small book, big emotions / Pequeño libro, grandes emociones (ilustración de Monica Barengo)

bibliolectors:

Small book, big emotions / Pequeño libro, grandes emociones (ilustración de Monica Barengo)

“Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page fifty. Until you’ve buried your thoughts in print. Cover yourself with words. Wash yourself away. Dissolve.”

—   Carol Shields, The Republic of Love (via bookmania)

(via thatbooksmell)

skbird:

No. | shoulda-woulda coulda

skbird:

No. | shoulda-woulda coulda

(via pampong)

“I read [my books] sometimes to cheer me up when it is hard to write and then I remember that it was always difficult and how nearly impossible it was sometimes.”

Some poems from “B Is for Bad Poetry” by Pamela August Russell

(via thebookdevourer)