- me: i don't even care. i'm not going to talk about this anymore.
- me: and you know what else? [2000 word rant]
I’m writing a modern version of Romeo and Juliet for english class and I’m making them dumb teenagers like they should be and I thought tumblr might appreciate some excerpts from my planning document
Oh yeah and romeo’s going to be sulking about rosaline friendzoning him at the start
I’m really trying to emphasise the ‘stupid kids’ thing here
Six people are dead
achilles is that kid who takes gym class too seriously
#hector throws a ball directly at achilles who is momentarily distracted by agamemnon talking shit about him#and as he moves to confront agamemnon the ball shoots past him and his patroclus right in the face#patrcolus falls to the ground in slow motion as achilles watches in horror#MMMM WHATCHA SAYYY (via)
If you spend enough time reading or writing, you find a voice, but you also find certain tastes. You find certain writers who when they write, it makes your own brain voice like a tuning fork, and you just resonate with them. And when that happens, reading those writers … becomes a source of unbelievable joy. It’s like eating candy for the soul.
And I sometimes have a hard time understanding how people who don’t have that in their lives make it through the day.”
The difference between A Series of Unfortunate Events and All The Wrong Questions is the difference between gothic literature and noir literature. […]
In gothic literature people are hopeless and lonely, wandering around a landscape, wondering at the sinister mysteries engulfing them, and in noir literature… sometimes they have a drink in their hands while they’re doing that.”