Everything seems to me to be such a cliché as soon as I say it. — Peter Taylor (via theparisreview)
Jobs for Writers on pw.org
PW has a good job listing page just for writers. It’s interesting to browse through whether you’re actively looking for a job, or just want to see what sorts of jobs writers can have!
We also a post did a post a while ago where former English majors wrote in and told us what there jobs are now. You can read that here or on our Writing Advice page under “Education and Careers”.
Thanks yeahwriters! Also, for writers looking to get their work published, take a look through our Literary Magazine Database to find contact info for over a thousand literary magazines.
Sometimes you finish the poem, and that last piece clicks in place. Sometimes the poem is finished with you. — Frederick Seidel, The Art of Poetry No. 95 (via bostonpoetryslam)
— Friedrich Nietzsche
“No matter where I go, I’m still holding up a mirror.” —Gustaw Herling
The humorous story is told gravely; the teller does his best to conceal the fact that he even dimly suspects that there is anything funny about it. — from “How To Tell A Story” (1895) by Mark Twain (via vintageanchorbooks)
Wallace Stegner, Angle of Repose
Everybody here wants to hug the ocean because it’s just so much. — Buddy Wakefield, “My Town” (via firstdefeat)