Living Lines and Written Rhymes

A lovely accumulation of book reviews, writing articles, quotes, submitted works, and appreciation for the written word, particularly YA fiction, poetry, and journalism.

“Failure is usually boring. It is the credible but unrealized threat of failure that is interesting.”

—   Robin D. Laws (via maxkirin)

neitherheavenorhell:

the thing that annoys me the most is when I buy some books that I really want to read and I don’t know which one I should start first so I just lay on the floor crying over the fact that I’m not reading

(via thewrittenroad)

writing:

goddessofsax:

Here’s a handy dandy color reference chart for you artists, writers, or any one else who needs it! Inspired by this post x

Beautiful and informative.

“Anyone who is going to be a writer knows enough at fifteen to write several novels.”

—   May Sarton (via thewritingrealm)

(Source: maxkirin, via theroadpavedwithwords)

Sycamore Review Reopens for Prose and Poetry with New Reading Period

writingcareer:

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Sycamore Review (est. 1989) reopened for submissions of prose and poetry on September 1st. Previously, the reading period started on August 1st. Deadline remains the same: March 31, 2015. The biannual literary journal is published by the faculty and students of Purdue University’s Liberal Arts program.

Writers, published or not, are encouraged to submit original, well-written poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. The editors are open to all styles and genres.

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(via characterandwritinghelp)

lauren-oliver:

jedigurl:

Working in a book shop will be really bad for my bank account. #tbr #newrelease #prettybook #bookstagram #laurenoliver #rooms

I always say I lose all my money on booktour!

lauren-oliver:

jedigurl:

Working in a book shop will be really bad for my bank account. #tbr #newrelease #prettybook #bookstagram #laurenoliver #rooms

I always say I lose all my money on booktour!

daily-superheroes:

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daily-superheroes:

Batman poster used by school librarian
http://daily-superheroes.tumblr.com

(via its-a-writer-thing)

ryenross:

me: hey i’m kinda good at this writing thing
*reads other people’s writing*
me: i am a literary potato

(via englishmajorinrepair)

cyberlaydie:

all I wanted to do was write a short story I didn’t intend to spend 2 hours on a baby names website

(via thatawkwardwritingmoment)

“Fictional people are people, too, otherwise why would we care what happens to them?”