I find zooming in to photos of my puppy way too entertaining.
Do you know more people die in the East Bay commute every three months than that idiot ever killed? He offed a few citizens, wrote a few letters, then faded into footnote… Not that I haven’t been sitting here idly, waiting for you to drop by and reinvigorate my sense of purpose.
I Will find you. Love you. Marry you. And live without shame.
"If you use magic in fiction, the first thing you have to do is put barriers up. There must be limits to magic. If you can snap your fingers and make anything happen, where’s the fun in that? … The story really starts when you put limits on magic. Where fantasy gets a bad name is when anything can happen because a wizard snaps his fingers. Magic has to come with a cost, probably a much bigger cost than when things are done by what is usually called ‘the hard way.’"
— Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series, on writing magic. (via theticklishpear
my problem with writing stories is that i’d rather imagine it and play it out in my mind than actually put it into words