"Remember, it is no sign of weakness or defeat that your manuscript ends up in need of major surgery. This is a common occurrence in all writing, and among the best writers."
"We are the granddaughters of the witches you weren’t able to burn."
"It takes great courage to write great books. Find your courage and find your voice."
shout out to all the people who are content with mediocrity. for real, fuck this weird “everyone is gonna be an earth-shaker” stressful shit they push on you before you’re even out of the womb. give me stability, a sense of belonging, rootedness. i don’t need fame and fortune.
i was in my thirties before i understood that i don’t have to be a superstar of some kind to have succeded in life. i have since been much more content.
(Source: scaredykropotkitten, via paradigmation)
when you know a word in english but not your native language
when there’s no english equivalent to a word from your native language and vice versa
accidentally switching between your native language and english in a sentence
hearing someone speak your native language when you’re on vacation on some weird ass country