Mother tongue →
Unlikely forces can make a novelist. In this memoir Ian McEwan, brought up in a house with few books, describes how his mother’s hesitancy with words influenced his approach to writing
men want to fix you save you or fuck you I can’t be fixed and I don’t...– Jeanann Verlee (via thesecretsits)
Did anyone actually read “The Great Gatsby”? →
yeahwriters: One spring just before the financial crisis struck, students at Princeton University threw a Gatsby party. “It’s going to be big,”Â said an organizer, promising all the trappings of the novel’s soirees. “It’s going to be grandiose.” Gatsby parties are common, but this one stands out for its extravaganceâthe expected outlay was $20,000âand the particular irony… I mean, of course...
Shepard tone: A Shepard tone, named after Roger...