"Don’t be a writer; be writing."
— William Faulkner on writing. (via politicsprose)
"She was afraid of these things that made her suddenly wonder who she was, and what she was going to be in the world, and why she was standing at that minute, seeing a light, or listening, or staring up into the sky: alone."
— Carson McCullers (via creatingaquietmind)
(Source: middlenameconfused, via teachingliteracy)
"If you can’t like Captain America anymore because he’s black, there’s a word for that."
— Dean Trippe (via t1mco)
"If you’re a writer, your first duty, a duty you owe to yourself and your readers, and to your writing itself, is to become wonderful. To become the best writer you can possibly be."
— Theodora Goss (via writingquotes)