My therapist just told me a joke.
So this girl walks up to another girl and says “Hey, have you heard of the Bechdel Test?”
And the other girl says, “Yeah, my boyfriend was telling me about it the other day!”
❝ The term courage as it first appears in the English language, is from the Latin ‘cor’, or ‘heart’, and it means to tell a story of who you are with your whole heart. ❞
❝ Is it the sea you hear in me,
Or the voice of nothing, that was you madness? ❞
❝ We boil at different degrees. ❞
the glorious writing process
The day I wrote it:
yes this is good. I am smart
The day after:
BURN IT. JUST BURN IT
❝ 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. ❞
"what are you going to do with a degree in english?" carry around the longest book i’ve ever read in order to establish my position as the alpha scholar