It's Not Where We've Been

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Bad books on writing tell you to ‘WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW’, a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery.
Joe Haldeman (via maxkirin)

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theladychelsea:

honeyyvanille:

Sometimes you need to remind yourself that you were the one who carried you through the heartache. You are the one who sits with the cold body on the shower floor, and picks it up. You are the one who feeds it, who clothes it, who tucks it into bed, and you should be proud of that. Having the strength to take care of yourself when everyone around you is trying to bleed you dry, that is the strongest thing in the universe.

I absolutely needed to read that.

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sixpenceee:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roanoke_Colony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Murray_Spear
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arecibo_reply
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanganyika_Laughter_Epidemic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mad_Gasser_of_Mattoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concrete-Encased_High_School_Girl_Murder_Case
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peoples_Temple
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UKUSA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MRSA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sailing_stones
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thalidomide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unit_731
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunny_Man
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedlec_Ossuary
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubbly_Creek
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Original_Spanish_Kitchen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bonnet_syndrome
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voynich_manuscript
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markovian_parallax_denigrate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toynbee_tiles
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_hand_syndrome
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaistos_Disc
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pykrete
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capgras_delusion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polywater
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole-body_transplant
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head_transplant
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_J._White
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Demikhov
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guided_rat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exploding_head_syndrome
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamster_zona-free_ovum_test
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_immortality
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandre_Oram
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lina_Medina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellified_Man
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-75
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atuk
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennedy_Curse
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cure_for_Insomnia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pripyat%2C_Ukraine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_flying_saucer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Tofts
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trepanation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Goo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Grinning_Man
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawfordsville_monster
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulce_Base
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junko_Furuta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hermitage_%28Ontario%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donner_Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Fish
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starchild_skull
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey_Devil
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Parsons
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faces_of_belmez
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Parker_Ray
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_information_awareness
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penis_panic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Reich
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mahavishnu_Orchestra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil%27s_Footprints
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Thunderstorm%2C_Widecombe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bloop
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Out_of_place_artifacts
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mothman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadowpeople
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ararat_anomaly
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_theory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_big_cats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goatman_%28cryptozoology%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greys
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackalope
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stargate_Project
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_Heeled_Jack
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owlman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anomalous_phenomenon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bermuda_triangle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overtoun_Bridge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mad_Gasser_of_Mattoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chupa_%28anomaly%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silverpilen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Dutchman%27s_Gold_Mine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aokigahara
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Lick_Monster
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow_people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_tunnel_incident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montauk_Project
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moll_Dyer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belchen_Tunnel
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boy_Scout_Lane
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil%27s_Footprints
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chase_Vault
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_pass_accident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borley_Rectory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clapham_Wood_Mystery
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reality_shift
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moberly-Jourdain_incident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Gein
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_%28unsolved_Thames_murder_case%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who_put_Bella_in_the_Wych_Elm%3F
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Torso_Murderer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monster_of_Glamis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ediacaran_biota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._H._Holmes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loveland_Frog
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariana_UFO_Incident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Earhart
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentich_Disappearance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Original_Night_Stalker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Dahlia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joachim_Kroll
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_K%C3%BCrten
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilles_de_Rais
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Vacher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melonheads
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._B._Cooper
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Fish

sixpenceee:

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roanoke_Colony
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Murray_Spear
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arecibo_reply
  4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanganyika_Laughter_Epidemic
  5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mad_Gasser_of_Mattoon
  6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concrete-Encased_High_School_Girl_Murder_Case
  7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peoples_Temple
  8. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UKUSA
  9. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MRSA
  10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sailing_stones
  11. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thalidomide
  12. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unit_731
  13. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunny_Man
  14. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedlec_Ossuary
  15. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubbly_Creek
  16. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Original_Spanish_Kitchen
  17. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bonnet_syndrome
  18. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voynich_manuscript
  19. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markovian_parallax_denigrate
  20. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toynbee_tiles
  21. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_hand_syndrome
  22. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaistos_Disc
  23. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pykrete
  24. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capgras_delusion
  25. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polywater
  26. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole-body_transplant
  27. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head_transplant
  28. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_J._White
  29. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Demikhov
  30. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guided_rat
  31. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exploding_head_syndrome
  32. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamster_zona-free_ovum_test
  33. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_immortality
  34. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandre_Oram
  35. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lina_Medina
  36. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellified_Man
  37. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-75
  38. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atuk
  39. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennedy_Curse
  40. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cure_for_Insomnia
  41. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pripyat%2C_Ukraine
  42. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_flying_saucer
  43. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Tofts
  44. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trepanation
  45. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Goo
  46. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Grinning_Man
  47. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawfordsville_monster
  48. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulce_Base
  49. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junko_Furuta
  50. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hermitage_%28Ontario%29
  51. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donner_Party
  52. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Fish
  53. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starchild_skull
  54. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey_Devil
  55. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Parsons
  56. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faces_of_belmez
  57. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Parker_Ray
  58. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_information_awareness
  59. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penis_panic
  60. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Reich
  61. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mahavishnu_Orchestra
  62. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil%27s_Footprints
  63. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Thunderstorm%2C_Widecombe
  64. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bloop
  65. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Out_of_place_artifacts
  66. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mothman
  67. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadowpeople
  68. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ararat_anomaly
  69. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_theory
  70. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event
  71. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_big_cats
  72. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goatman_%28cryptozoology%29
  73. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greys
  74. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackalope
  75. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stargate_Project
  76. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_Heeled_Jack
  77. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owlman
  78. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anomalous_phenomenon
  79. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bermuda_triangle
  80. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overtoun_Bridge
  81. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mad_Gasser_of_Mattoon
  82. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chupa_%28anomaly%29
  83. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silverpilen
  84. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Dutchman%27s_Gold_Mine
  85. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aokigahara
  86. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Lick_Monster
  87. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow_people
  88. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_tunnel_incident
  89. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montauk_Project
  90. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moll_Dyer
  91. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belchen_Tunnel
  92. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boy_Scout_Lane
  93. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil%27s_Footprints
  94. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chase_Vault
  95. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_pass_accident
  96. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event
  97. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borley_Rectory
  98. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clapham_Wood_Mystery
  99. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reality_shift
  100. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moberly-Jourdain_incident
  101. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Gein
  102. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_%28unsolved_Thames_murder_case%29
  103. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who_put_Bella_in_the_Wych_Elm%3F
  104. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Torso_Murderer
  105. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monster_of_Glamis
  106. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ediacaran_biota
  107. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._H._Holmes
  108. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loveland_Frog
  109. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariana_UFO_Incident
  110. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Earhart
  111. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentich_Disappearance
  112. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Original_Night_Stalker
  113. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Dahlia
  114. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joachim_Kroll
  115. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_K%C3%BCrten
  116. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilles_de_Rais
  117. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Vacher
  118. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melonheads
  119. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._B._Cooper
  120. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Fish

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nyxythenightmare:

feministdisney:

fatgirlscanrockit:

thisisthinprivilege:

writeswrongs:

satelliteshowers:

fattyforever:

curvily:

How often have you been shopping and you come across something that is just PERFECT, but does not go up to your size? Over 60% of American women wear a size 14 or above, but only 17% of clothing sold is 14 & up. That is a ridiculous disparity.
Moreover, when some brands move into plus (ahem H&M), they throw their signature trendy looks by the wayside in favor of flowy dark fabrics that they think “work” for plus sizes. That is crap. Plus size women want color, print, and structure. Moreover, we want variety. A group this numerous cannot be a monolith, and since style is such a personal thing, we all have different tastes. I want #plussizeplease to be a way to showcase the demand for styles we’d buy and rock, and all the money brands are forfeiting by refusing to expand their sizes.
So here’s how to use it:
1) Snap a picture of a garment you love but does not come in your size. Include the brand and price, tagging the company if possible. For example, I am in love with this Zara marble print dress. I would have purchased it yesterday if it went above a size L. My tweet would be:
“.@Zara marble print sheath, $59. I’d buy it right now if it came in my size. #plussizeplease”
2) Use it on any social media – Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest… even Facebook supports hashtags now.
3) Tag anything you’d purchase, whether in store or online.
4) Feel free to include the size range it comes in and/or the size you think you’d need. Sizing can be tricky, so this is definitely not required.
5) Tell your friends! I don’t just want this to be a blogger thing – I want all women who wear size 14 and up to show their purchasing power and share styles they love. Let’s be unignorable!

Um, yes. I will be doing this.

Yes. I support this movement

watch me be loud as hell

Activism! #plussizeplease

Oh i WILL be doing this.

I LOVE and support this idea so much.

YES. THIS. Because I’m tired of going into stores with ‘plus size’ sections and all the clothing is NOT what I want at all.

nyxythenightmare:

feministdisney:

fatgirlscanrockit:

thisisthinprivilege:

writeswrongs:

satelliteshowers:

fattyforever:

curvily:

How often have you been shopping and you come across something that is just PERFECT, but does not go up to your size? Over 60% of American women wear a size 14 or above, but only 17% of clothing sold is 14 & up. That is a ridiculous disparity.

Moreover, when some brands move into plus (ahem H&M), they throw their signature trendy looks by the wayside in favor of flowy dark fabrics that they think “work” for plus sizes. That is crap. Plus size women want color, print, and structure. Moreover, we want variety. A group this numerous cannot be a monolith, and since style is such a personal thing, we all have different tastes. I want #plussizeplease to be a way to showcase the demand for styles we’d buy and rock, and all the money brands are forfeiting by refusing to expand their sizes.

So here’s how to use it:

1) Snap a picture of a garment you love but does not come in your size. Include the brand and price, tagging the company if possible. For example, I am in love with this Zara marble print dress. I would have purchased it yesterday if it went above a size L. My tweet would be:

“.@Zara marble print sheath, $59. I’d buy it right now if it came in my size. #plussizeplease”

2) Use it on any social media – Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest… even Facebook supports hashtags now.

3) Tag anything you’d purchase, whether in store or online.

4) Feel free to include the size range it comes in and/or the size you think you’d need. Sizing can be tricky, so this is definitely not required.

5) Tell your friends! I don’t just want this to be a blogger thing – I want all women who wear size 14 and up to show their purchasing power and share styles they love. Let’s be unignorable!

Um, yes. I will be doing this.

Yes. I support this movement

watch me be loud as hell

Activism! #plussizeplease

Oh i WILL be doing this.

I LOVE and support this idea so much.

YES. THIS. Because I’m tired of going into stores with ‘plus size’ sections and all the clothing is NOT what I want at all.

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sarking:

[Description: Screen captures illustrating the following steps for using the Archive of Our Own’s Tumblr share feature.]

Hey, did you know there’s an easy way to share AO3 works and bookmarks on Tumblr?

Copying and pasting the URL into a link post is easy, sure, but AO3 has a built-in way to share not just the link, but all of the important work information (e.g. the rating and the relationships), and it only takes a few clicks.

  1. Locate and select the Share link on the work you want to share. It’s at the top of the work, with the Bookmark, Download, and other links.
  2. A modal window will open on top of the work. Within it, locate and select the Tumblr link. (If there isn’t a Tumblr link, that means the work’s owner has disabled this option, and you’ll have to settle for sharing the regular way.)
  3. A mini Tumblr post form will open, already filled in with the work URL, title, author, tags, and summary. If you want to post it to your blog right away and without tags, select Create Post.
  4. But if you want to add tags or put the post in your queue, select Advanced instead. You can add a comma-separated list of tags or set other posting options here, and then click Create Post when you’re done.
  5. Admire the beauty of your lovely link post! And check your Dash, you know, as long as you’re here…

There’s also a Tumblr option for sharing bookmarks that will automatically include any notes you’ve added to that bookmark. You can find the Share button for bookmarks on your bookmarks page, right by the options for editing or deleting a particular bookmark (using the regular Share button on top of the work won’t copy your notes).

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