A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic...– How to master the pace of productivity and build a rock-solid creative routine (via explore-blog)
When you work regularly, inspiration strikes regularly.– Gretchen Rubin and other celebrated minds on the rhythm of creativity. (via explore-blog)
If you see that some aspect of your society is bad, and you want to improve it,...– Leo Tolstoy (via explore-blog)
a-study-in-butts: owlcitymordred: stagdoeandfawn: catully: brigwife: latitudeoctopus: brigwife: wait you mean you don’t use the word ‘fortnight’ in america??? Wait what? Then what do they use? they don’t have a word what do you mean they don’t have a word what kind of uncivilised people are they?? the fuck is a fortnight It’s a word for ‘two weeks’ it’s a night where the...
chabbit: The hardest part of writing witty dialogue is that I’m not as witty as the characters That’s why books take so long to write.
The questions I am often asked about my career tend to concentrate not on how...– Pioneering software engineer Ellen Ullman, author of the fascinating Close to the Machine, on how to be a ‘woman programmer.’ Also see the letters of the women who helmed the tectonic cultural shift of the era Ullman describes. Pair with Margaret Atwood on literature’s ‘woman problem’ and Caitlin...
Selling out is usually more a matter of buying in. Sell out, and you’re really...– Bill Watterson, May 20, 1990 (via explore-blog)
grasstafarian: Haiku day 77: Don’t apologize Because you take up more space. Walk like you’re the Sun.
Talented writing tends to contain more information, sentence for sentence,...– Samuel Delany on good writing vs. talented Writing (via explore-blog)