I’ve had librarians say to me, “People in my school don’t agree with...– David Levithan - Supporting Gay Teen Literature (via cake-light)
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from...– W. Somerset Mougham (via bookmania)
Write every day. Write something. Every day. Easier said than done, right? Here...– Break Writers’ group, Columbia University (via writingadvice)
Well, That Didn't Last Long, Did It?
The golden moment has passed. I submit into evidence the following exhibits. Vandals slashed the tires of Chicago Pride floats. One Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice allegedly choked another. “Time to lock and load, Christians.” A Catholic church canceled a gay man’s funeral. God will destroy America and gays are the real haters, etc. etc. etc. “That’s what we do to...
wishbow: Really calming, inspiring interview. Amazing images.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.– Goethe (via evocative-eloquence)
A New York State of Mind
Last November, during NaNoWriMo, I wrote part of a dystopian novel. Although I exceeded the minimum word count for NaNo, I didn’t actually finish the novel. I traveled for work and spent almost the entire trip sick in my hotel room with the flu. After a few non-writing days page fright took over, as it always does. Sometimes I think, Hey, that wasn’t half bad, and the writing went...
I have defined doing the right thing as treating all persons with equality. And...– New York State Senator STEPHEN SALAND (R - Columbia / Dutchess Counties), on why he ultimately voted to pass the marriage equality bill. (via Politico)
I believe that if, at the end of it all, according to our abilities, we have...– Roger Ebert