hereby and herewith (which I tend to use interchangeably but always have the...– Harper’s Magazine: Tense Present.
I am feeling linear and literal and must not be...
I like pretty things, I suppose, and things that...
stuff is relevant
a good ear and a keen eye– Harper’s Magazine: Tense Present.
critical thinking, complex reasoning, and writing →
it’s the dose that makes the poison
approval and acceptance are important– Harper’s Magazine: Tense Present.
OK, but how much and how fast– Harper’s Magazine: Tense Present.
CHANGE IS NORMAL
It’s very important to keep your eyes open, even when you’re going...– Red Hot Chili Peppers: Carry On : NPR
a guide to good writing is only as good as the principles on which it’s...– Harper’s Magazine: Tense Present.
just the record of one smart person’s attempts to work out answers to...– Harper’s Magazine: Tense Present.
I submit further that the issues surrounding “correctness” in...– Harper’s Magazine: Tense Present.
it is impossible to describe why these issues are... →
fall into familiar and universal patterns →
and don’t use dull language
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you...– Stephen King (via danceabletragedy)
the ideal happy-to-sad ratio →
self-medicate with electronics →
extremely undisciplined self-indulgence →
nothing to look forward too but more attention
millions of people clapping in unison at sporting...
transition from the theater thing to the music...
a primal need to laugh at things that are...
the do-whatever-you-want spirit of the World Wide...
woe-is-I tales of narcissism
A conceptual exercise to be realized and moved on from
Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, ...– the opening lines of The Divine Comedy Inferno, Dante (trans. Longfellow)
meh does not a harshed mellow make
you move forward but also backwards
! (oh, the lone exclaimation point)
blogs benefit from visually striking images
10. When do you consider a piece of your work...
for the first time (or the last time), really.
We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to...– Friedrich Nietzsche (via danceabletragedy)
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