On the book tour, people always ask how to get started writing. The trick is to remember two things. The first is to start working. If you have an idea, just do it. Don’t worry is it’s no good. That’s what second drafts are for. The other thing to remember is that you’re going to die. Period. There’s no way around it. Between now and then, what do you want to do with your time? Something you’re passionate about or do you want to play another video game and stay safe?
You want to be a writer? Take the leap and see what happens.
The only thing I regret about my writing career is all the years I let myself be talked out of starting it.
Questions you should ask yourself about your Strong Female Character. From this excellent article: http://t.co/efkvvUqsum
How not to write a Strong Female Character. Or any woman in your story, really.
In Medias Res by Teja Ream
In medias res, translates from Latin as “in the middle of things”, a literary device used to suggest a crucial point where transformation is made.
(Source: just-art, via peoplemask)
photo by Koto Bolofo
I’m pretty sure she’s here for your soul.
Ever wonder about the pictures that don’t make it into an editorial? Here’s an unpublished outtake from my new work with L’officiel Italia. Stay tuned for more!
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I think I want to write this version of Snow White.