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- For sale: baby shoes, never worn.
- Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time
- Lie detector eyeglasses perfected: Civilization collapses.
- The baby’s blood type? Human, mostly.
-Orson Scott Card
- Longed for him. Got him. Shit.
10. There is no dress code.9. You’re not eavesdropping; you’re working.
8. Your rather eccentric computer history of websites can be explained as research.BONUS: Actually, anything can be explained as research - it just takes a bit of thought.
7. Your active imagination now has something to focus on.
6. Although you say you don’t base your characters on anyone you know, you could. Revenge is sweet.
5. People expect odd behavior from creative types. This is an advantage.
4. You know talking to yourself serves a purpose.
3. You can tell yourself your typo isn’t a typo, it’s a new word. Language evolves.
2. If you write romantic scenes you can blush and tell people you couldn’t possibly confirm whether they’re autobiographical.
1. You can make your own rules and then break them.
|4th Oct 2011✧12:57191 notes
I got serious about my writing twenty years ago. Since then I’ve written in a closet, in an attic, in a basement, on the front seat of the car, at basketball and soccer and swim practices, in more hotels than I’d like to remember, and for two memorable years whilst living in a small apartment,…
|6th Feb 2011✧12:004,353 notes
It started for me as a slip of the fingers—I was typing to a Caroline, and it came out wrong. Larry Niven wrote an essay collected in the Bretnor book on writing science fiction where he talks about treasuring your typos as ways to name characters or alien races, and…