The meaning of a story should go on expanding for the reader the more he thinks...– Flannery O’Connor responds to a school teacher’s odd take on A Good Man Is Hard to Find, offering some timeless broader insight on storytelling and interpretation in the process. Susan Sontag put it even more forcefully: “Today is such a time, when the project of interpretation is largely...
WHEN I HEAR SARAH PALIN SPEAK
Everything is Fiction
michellehodkin: “If I don’t break my own heart in the writing of a book then I know I’ve done it wrong.” Via this absolutely perfect piece on writing by Keith Ridgway in The New Yorker.
WHEN ASKED WHY I WATCH LAW AND ORDER SVU
howdoiputthisgently: I’M LIKE: BUT MOSTLY: Ohhhhhh, Elliot.
Two women, let alone a man and a woman, who vow themselves to each other...– A list of “rare things” from 11th-century Japanese court lady Sei Shonagon, the world’s first “blogger” (via explore-blog)
There are a number of ways that your memory can get in the way of a good writing...– Steven Johnson on why everyone should keep a spark file (via explore-blog)
awkwords: i guess it's up to me to take this stand →
awkstraordinary-girl: since no one else seems to be able to say it. follow closely, kids. Look at the mask: Now look at Adrien Brody: Now look back at the mask: and imagine some douchebag art student with a permanent smug tattooed on his face wore the mask to a big kegger and then passed out on…