tastefullyoffensive:

The Adventures of George Washington by LadyHistory [more]

The Best Tumblrs for Writers to Follow


tetw:

As chosen by Amandae Oliver

I have been on Tumblr for nearly four years and steadily been finding great accounts related to writing. Thought I’d share some of my favorites for other writers or aspiring writers. 

GENERAL

The Electric Typewriter I am convinced that Dan, the curator of tetw, has found and neatly catalogued every good bit of writing on the internet. I could be wrong, but check for yourself.

Last Nights Reading Drawings by Kate Gavino with quotes from readings in New York City.

The Rumblr The Tumblr account for The Rumpus. Their posts, reblogs, gifs, and horoscopes by Madame Clairevoyant make me giddy ever time they come up on my dashboard.

Press 53 A publisher of short fiction and poetry collections based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Their Poetry Wednesdays, Flash Fiction Fridays, and 53-story contests inspire many a sentence and story.

Penguin Classics From the editors of Penguin Books and Penguin Classics, they share quotes, photos, and, my personal favorite, Friday Final Lines. Every Friday, they offer the closing lines of a Penguin Classic.

The Paris Review Curated by their digital director Justin Alvarez, the quarterly literary magazine’s Tumblr is full of inspirational graphics and quotes that link to Paris Review articles, essays, and interviews well worth reading.

Button Poetry Even though they have only been around a little over a year, they consistently showcase new (and incredible) performance poets.

Yeah Write Everything creative writing related. Quotes, book lists, interesting articles and graphics

Electric Literatures Recommended Reading Recommended Reading is released on a four week curation cycle: beginning with a story chosen by Electric Literature, followed by an excerpt from an indie press, then an author recommendation, and finally a selection from a magazine’s archive. Each issue includes an editor’s note written by that week’s partner, introducing you to the work and their mission.

Black Balloon Publishing An independent press based out of New York City. They publish fiction, nonfiction, and memoir and “champion the weird, the unwieldy, and the unclassifiable.” They consistently publish great posts like Can You Identify the Handwriting of These 12 Famous Authors and Daddy Dearest: 10 Literary Fathers and Father Figures to be Glad Aren’t Your Own

Fwriction The online literary journal’s blog, “specializing in work that melts faces and rocks waffles.”

INSPIRATION

Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows Although the account hasn’t been updated in nearly 5 months, there are several years of archives with words and definitions John Koenig created for emotions that otherwise leave us speechless. 

Today’s Document A little history always gets the words flowing for me. The Tumblr for the U.S. National Archives posts one document daily. 

Hello You Creatives A collective of humans being creative. Inspiration, inspiration, inspiration.

Creative Mornings/Findings In a slump? Come here for photos, quotes, projects, and more from other creatives.

BOOK STORES

Strand Books Based in New York City

Powell’s Books Based in Portland, Oregon

Open Books Store Based in Chicago, Illinois

FREELANCE & PUBLISHING

Calls for Submissions for Writers and Poets 

Writing Opportunities

Freelancer Real Talk

RECOMMENDED READING:

Writers No One Reads

NPR Books

**I will continually be adding to the list

(Source: eddietg)

bl-ossomed:

man-duhh:

iron-pigs:

annaprocrastinates:

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston dressed as each other’s characters at a Breaking Bad cast party.

This is probably the best gif ever

oh my god

I fucking can’t

bl-ossomed:

man-duhh:

iron-pigs:

annaprocrastinates:

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston dressed as each other’s characters at a Breaking Bad cast party.

This is probably the best gif ever

oh my god

I fucking can’t

(via tehanur)

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Twisted Scrap Fabric Rope Tutorial from My Poppet here. If you scroll down to the comment section there are suggestions about how to make the twisting much easier and faster.

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Twisted Scrap Fabric Rope Tutorial from My Poppet here. If you scroll down to the comment section there are suggestions about how to make the twisting much easier and faster.

travelingcolors:

Spritz app lets you speed read books at 1,000 words per minute

Designed for integration with operating systems, wearables, and online use, Spritz has developed an application that allows users to read books at up-to 1,000 words per minute. The technology has been designed to enhance reading on mobile devices by streaming individual words using an ‘optimal recognition point’ (ORP) technique in a display known as a ‘redicle.’ This method essentially makes communication faster and more effective by removing inefficient eye movements associated with traditional reading. Spritz streams content in single word bursts, aligning text with your line of sight, which as as result, allows you to read without having to move your eyes.

podkins:

One for my knitting peeps!  Have you ever tried Entrelac?
Entrelac Scarf
by Allison LoCicero - This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download.  

podkins:

One for my knitting peeps!  Have you ever tried Entrelac?

Entrelac Scarf

by Allison LoCicero - This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download.  
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#Bali #zoo #trip #travel #tropical #birds #holiday #island #water #waterfall #lagoon #peace #tranquility #nature #water #amazing #amazingworldwide #beautiful #bestoftheday #instagood #travelphoto #travelphotography