because i love writing & tips & mostly, rebecca solnit 1) write. there is no substitute. write what you most passionately want to write, not blogs, posts, tweets or all the disposable bubblewrap in which modern life is cushioned. but start small: write a good sentence, then a good paragraph, and don’t be dreaming about […]More
frayed edges & surprises
when you’re a kid, you color with reckless abandon. // you color outside the lines. // you color however you feel. blue elephants, purple trees, red bears, green oceans — it’s all good. as you get older, though, everyone tells you to stay inside the lines, to color everything just like you see it. you […]More
island where all becomes clear. solid ground beneath your feet. the only roads are those that offer access. bushes bend beneath the weight of proofs. the tree of valid supposition grows here with branches disentangled since time immemorial. the tree of understanding, dazzlingly straight and simple, sprouts by the spring called now i get it. […]More
if you were wise enough to know that this life would consist mostly of letting go of things you wanted, then why not get good at the letting go, rather than the trying to have?
:: miranda july