“A pain stabbed my heart, as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.” —Jack Kerouac, On the Road (via onehundreddollars)
In life, people trip. Some people fall. Some people turn that trip into a beautiful, beautiful dance.
“Well, I used to have lots of pieces of advice for writers, and these days, I’ve whittled them down to two pieces of advice. Which are, (1) if you’re going to be a writer, you have to write. (2) You have to finish things. Beyond that, I suspect all is detail, but I would add to that, that having written it and finished it, you should send it off to somewhere that might publish it, and not get discouraged if it comes back.” —Neil Gaiman (via writingadvice)