Franco

"Since then she had changed so much in her thoughts, in her ways, even in her looks, that she might wonder if she knew herself--except that the changes were all in the direction of becoming more and more herself. She was no longer afraid to like or to dislike anything too much. It was as if she had found some authority for taking what was hers and rejecting what seemed unimportant."

You can become anything and do anything, right here, right now. It won’t be questioned. I came. I saw. I conquered. That’s a ball.

(Source: clairedenis, via avantblargh)

I don’t really like readings. I couldn’t imagine wanting to go to one. I’m being serious.

—Scott McClanahan, promoting his reading in the interview, “Getting Lit with Scott McClanahan,” Smile Politely. (via hollerpresents)

humansofnewyork:

"Do you remember the happiest moment of your life?""Every day when I get home from work."
(Hanoi, Vietnam)

humansofnewyork:

"Do you remember the happiest moment of your life?"
"Every day when I get home from work."

(Hanoi, Vietnam)

Publishers are like, ‘We don’t know who your market is, we don’t know who we’d sell your book to,’ and I’m like, ‘What do you mean? Like… People with reading skills?’

—Roxane Gay, talking about writers of color at the “This Woman’s Work” panel at the 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival (via yeahwriters)

(via roxanegay)