kiss me slowly.

I like writing songs & fairytales.

“Girls are trained to say, ‘I wrote this, but it’s probably really stupid.’ Well, no, you wouldn’t write a novel if you thought it was really stupid. Men are much more comfortable going, ‘I wrote this book because I have a unique perspective that the world needs to hear.’ Girls are taught from the age of seven that if you get a compliment, you don’t go, ‘Thank you’, you go, ‘No, you’re insane.’”

—   Lena Dunham (x)

(Source: mylittlebookofquotes, via thisfightisworthwhile)


"At least you love me." I say to my pet as I hold them against my chest as they try to get away

(via mysweetayngel)

the worst part about getting my book rejected by another publisher is that everyone says “awe, that’s rough, well maybe the next one will have better luck!” as if this first book is doomed. as if it has absolutely no hope. well you know what? shut up. this book is going to light the industry on fire, so don’t you dare assume otherwise. 
hoping, hoping, hoping. 

“Don’t kiss me if you’re afraid of thunder. My life is a storm.”

—   Anita Krizzan  (via n-0-s-t-a-l-g-i-aa)

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learning how to hold my tongue and only speak life into those around me. sometimes I feel like I’m still peeling away the personalities that were thrown onto me back in high school. 
last night I was talking with a beautiful friend of mine and she said to me “I understand that God puts people in our lives that are meant to last for only one season of life, but with some people I just really want to say to Him, “can I please keep them? can they please stay?”.” 
i am constantly torn between knowing that sometimes friendships end but wanting desperately to keep them in a little bell jar where they can never be destroyed. and I’m so thankful for the friends that I know will last a lifetime, even if it only means coffee every year when we’re in our hometown for Christmas or playdates with our kids once a month. 
God, can I please keep them?
i didn’t want to but I had to.
baby you shine. 

baby you shine. 

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She wanted to experience, well, everything. I only gave her pleasant, beautiful memories. She fought me.

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“Bookstores always remind me that there are good things in this world.”

—   Vincent van Gogh  (via saintofsass)

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working retail


me: hi how are you today?
customer: JUST LOOKING.

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