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"I can’t stand to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it."

- Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises (via bookmania)

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Andrea Cremer/David Levithan, Invisbility

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"a group of people is called a hell"

- Friedrice Nietzsche on Twitter (via nevver)

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Neil Gaiman’s 8 Rules of Writing, a remake of this post. Source.

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"This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. The writing is getting boring. The sound of it drones. It’s like a stuck record. The ear demands some variety. Now listen. I vary the sentence length, and I create music. Music. The writing sings. It has a pleasant rhythm, a lilt, a harmony. I use short sentences. And I use sentences of medium length. And sometimes, when I am certain the reader is rested, I will engage him with a sentence of considerable length, a sentence that burns with energy and builds with all the impetus of a crescendo, the roll of the drums, the crash of the cymbals–sounds that say listen to this, it is important."

- Gary Provost - 100 Ways to Improve Your Writing (via literary-ethnography)