For many of us, they are a way out of reality: books. In them, you will find fantastic, creepy, dark, exciting and fascinating worlds that captivate us again and again. Stephen King once said «Books are uniquely portable magic». Especially in these times, books can be a welcome change. And perhaps this post is also an incentive to open a very specific book again and be carried away.
white people writing latinos in fics: i kissed my ten brothers and sisters goodbye and stepped out of my pueblo on the way to school. i blast gasolina in my headphones as i walk past the mariachi band. sometimes it’s hard para me to creer because i olvidar a switch languages
— dani⁹ (@jihyoskatara) January 21, 2020
Me: When I say books rule you say shhhh
ME: Books Rule!
Me: Books Rule!
Me: awww yeah
— Sock Hollidre (@sock_holliday) January 14, 2020
editor: this better not be like last time
kafka: it's a coming of age story
kafka: about a boy who's changed, but his family won’t accept him
editor: i'm listening
kafka: because he's changed into a bug
editor: there we go
kafka: like a real big fuckin bug
— sea-elle (@ellewasamistake) January 10, 2020
PEDANT: Actually, Frankenstein is the doctor. You mean Frankenstein’s Monster.
ME: Cool, you get that, like, the entire point of the book is Dr. Frankenstein’s the real monster?
— MehGyver (@TheAndrewNadeau) January 4, 2020
— TwistedDoodles (@twisteddoodles) April 24, 2020
last year, i went on a date with a dude and when i told him i was reading Animal Farm again, he laughed obnoxiously for an entire minute and said i was too old to be reading children’s books.
i think about that a lot.
…i wonder if he’s still an idiot.
— my name is no. (@om_eye_goodness) November 25, 2019
Novel written by men "her hair fell in immaculate waves from where it was gathered, high on the crown of her head," okay pal first off that's a ponytail my dude calm down
— Gheistdamme (@RivkaGheist) December 14, 2019
55k words into my manuscript and I’ve just realized I have two separate characters named Matt. I’m keeping it in there because 70% of men really are named Matt and I’m all about realism.
— alexis nedd (@alexisthenedd) January 22, 2020
writing my Latino novel: "We fled late in the night, or /la noche/ as Mami calls it. I'm always embarrassed when Mami says shit like that, but I forgive her because she's one of eleven kids and is from /el barrio./ Anyway it was late at night, and Yolanda Saldivar was chasing us-
— JP (@jpbrammer) January 21, 2020
cm writers reading wattpad fanfic to get ideas for season 14 and 15 pic.twitter.com/em0mRMEAht
— matthew foot stan (@gublerstache) April 24, 2020