lettersandlight:

National Novel Writing Month is just around the bend! How around the bend? The sites are launching this week; that’s right, this week. Are you unsure about committing to writing a novel this November? Are there people you want to convince to join the world’s biggest…

Anon Culture: A Study

arizonagarbage:

I am a person who was raised to believe, “if you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all. And if you really have to say it, be an adult and say it to their face.”

The passive-aggressive nature of Tumblr is something that perplexes, frustrates, and intrigues me. When I was in high school, bullying was something that I saw every day. It originated in gossip, rumors, and notes that you found pressed in between the slats of your locker door. The only beauty of this now almost extinct nature was that the bullying was localized. No one knew what the note in your locker door said. If you moved, you (hopefully) got a fresh start, a blank page. You were able to start your story fresh and leave the past behind you.

Then came social networking. Something that was supposedly created with the belief that human beings shared common denominators. We shared beliefs, loves, passions, foibles, quirks, disorders — a whole number of things that we dealt with every day and that were wrapped up into the entirety of our every day lives.

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30th Annual Banned Books Week | September 30th - October 6th, 2012
“Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance.”  - Lyndon B. Johnson

laughingsquid:

Ban This Book, A Comic Celebrating Banned Books Week
Considering yourself a serious reader doesn’t mean you can’t read light books. Loving to read means you sometimes like to turn your head off. Reading is not about being able to recite passages from Camus by memory. Loving young adult novels well past adolescence isn’t a sign of stunted maturity or intelligence. The most important thing about reading is not the level of sophistication of the books on your shelf. There is no prerequisite reading regimen for being a bookworm.
Lauren Leto, Judging a Book by Its Lover (via rebeccaschinsky)
cataclyzmic:

butt-inspector-kirby:

s-guy:

gunslingerannie:

jillstrif:

This is the coolest thing I’ve ever reblogged. I think about this all the time.
Nobody can even comprehend this fact. There are 7 billion people on the Earth. You can’t comprehend an afterlife because it seems too crazy? Well I can’t comprehend this current life and nobody’s going to tell me it doesn’t exist.
Think about it.

YES YES I WAS TRYING TO REMEMBER THIS THE OTHER DAY because I have this all the time, especially when I travel by train which is one of the reasons why I DO travel by train a lot.

I’M REALLY GLAD THAT THERE’S A WORD FOR THIS WOW

Wow. There’s a WORD for it?

This is CONSTANTLY on my mind. With EVERY person I meet. It’s a bit overwhelming, yet so enthralling. :D
yes yes omg

cataclyzmic:

butt-inspector-kirby:

s-guy:

gunslingerannie:

jillstrif:

This is the coolest thing I’ve ever reblogged. I think about this all the time.

Nobody can even comprehend this fact. There are 7 billion people on the Earth. You can’t comprehend an afterlife because it seems too crazy? Well I can’t comprehend this current life and nobody’s going to tell me it doesn’t exist.

Think about it.

YES YES I WAS TRYING TO REMEMBER THIS THE OTHER DAY because I have this all the time, especially when I travel by train which is one of the reasons why I DO travel by train a lot.

I’M REALLY GLAD THAT THERE’S A WORD FOR THIS WOW

Wow. There’s a WORD for it?

This is CONSTANTLY on my mind. With EVERY person I meet. It’s a bit overwhelming, yet so enthralling. :D

yes yes omg

booksdirect:

“If a book is well written I always find it too short.” - Jane Austen

booksdirect:

“If a book is well written I always find it too short.” - Jane Austen