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Anonymous asked: Do you have any recommendations for courses, workshops, or colleges for writers looking for these things? Or do you think they're necessary or helpful?

thewritingcafe:

I can’t recommend writing courses and programs that take place at school because there are just so many schools and courses out there, but from the creative writing classes I’ve taken, there really wasn’t anything there that I didn’t already know or that I didn’t learn through the writing community on tumblr.

A general fiction class, however, can be helpful. Those classes focus more on literary devices, characterization, and structure. Reading is important when learning to write. You can learn a lot by analyzing the work of others.

I don’t have any experience with online courses or workshops so I can’t recommend any of those either, but this list has free writing courses that are posted online (try them out; there’s nothing to lose with a free course). Every now and then a published author, an agent, or an editor will have a webinar about a particular writing subject, but those cost money. You can find some on the Writer’s Digest website.

I don’t think any of these things are necessary with the tumblr writing community around, but they can be helpful. Honestly, all you really need is the internet to access this information. The perk of taking a class is getting more feedback and having structure (deadlines, guided reading, instructions, etc.), but everything an introductory creative writing class can teach you is on my blog.

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dwarva:

anti-fapitalism:

anti-fapitalism:

A video game in which every time you die your injured limbs and body parts are replaced by machines and you slowly become less and less human until the point in which you have no human body parts left and you must decide whether you will continue to fight for humanity of which you have no connection left with

Someone do fan art of this

Screw fan art someone make THE DAMN GAME. 

(via rraaarr)

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peaceheather:

direboss:

peaceheather:

thoroughly-hawkward:

keepcalmandthunderfrost:

dettsu:

izzytheeverything:

flagdemoness:

forevahyoung-ness:

eheheheh-lokid:

doctordonna10:

what-theface:

“All the single heroes…”

ALL THE SINGLE HEROES

ALL THE SINGLE HEROS

NOW PUT YOUR SHIELD UP!

UP IN NEW YORK
JUST THAWED OUT
DOIN’ AN AVENGERS THING

THEY TALKED ME UP
LOKI SUCKS
AND COULSON IS OBSESSED WITH ME

All the single heroes, all the single heroesAll the single heroes, all the single heroesAll the single heroes, all the single heroesAll the single heroes
Now put your shield up!
Up in New YorkJust thawed outDoin’ an Avengers thing
They talked me upLoki sucksAnd Coulson is obsessed with me
He up on me, he up on meDon’t pay him any attentionI’m with Tony Stark, Thor, and HulkOut doing this avenging biz
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himIf Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himHe’ll be mad and summon his chitauri army thenBut if he took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himIf Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himHe’ll be mad and summon his chitauri army thenBut if he took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh
I got Barton in the skyRomanov the spyAnd Hulk smashing, ripping jets in the air
Stark flies byI’m on stand byThor brings the lightning and the thunder
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himIf Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himHe’ll be mad and summon his chitauri army thenBut if he took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himIf Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himWe’ll close the portal, that he opened, with his scepter thenThor will take him back to Asgard as a prisoner
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh
We won’t treat him to the things of this worldJustice has been servedFreedom’s what I prefer, what I deserve
Here’s the man that breaks it, then takes itSo we deliver him to his destiny, to the 9 realms and beyondOh, Laufeyson
Now you’re really doneIn the void, you’ll be aloneAnd like a ghost, you’ll be gone
All the single heroes, all the single heroesAll the single heroes, all the single heroesAll the single heroes, all the single heroesAll the single heroes
Now put your shield up!
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himIf Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from himWe’ll close the portal, that he opened, with his scepter thenThor will take him back to Asgard as a prisoner
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh
Loki’s gone now so, we can do the shit we wantI’ll try to visit Peggy in her retirement homeClint and Nat are going out and Coulson’s still aliveBruce and Tony’s doing science and Fury’s on vacay
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh


THE AVENGERS FANDOM EVERYONE, I CAN’T.

^^^^^^ AN ENTIRE SONG

Isn’t there a gif of all the characters doin’ some Beyonce dance? Why isn’t that attached here yet? (I don’t have it.)



Source X

Gif by dettsu

Direboss loves me.

peaceheather:

direboss:

peaceheather:

thoroughly-hawkward:

keepcalmandthunderfrost:

dettsu:

izzytheeverything:

flagdemoness:

forevahyoung-ness:

eheheheh-lokid:

doctordonna10:

what-theface:

“All the single heroes…”

ALL THE SINGLE HEROES

ALL THE SINGLE HEROS

NOW PUT YOUR SHIELD UP!

UP IN NEW YORK

JUST THAWED OUT

DOIN’ AN AVENGERS THING

THEY TALKED ME UP

LOKI SUCKS

AND COULSON IS OBSESSED WITH ME

All the single heroes, all the single heroes
All the single heroes, all the single heroes
All the single heroes, all the single heroes
All the single heroes

Now put your shield up!

Up in New York
Just thawed out
Doin’ an Avengers thing

They talked me up
Loki sucks
And Coulson is obsessed with me

He up on me, he up on me
Don’t pay him any attention
I’m with Tony Stark, Thor, and Hulk
Out doing this avenging biz

If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
He’ll be mad and summon his chitauri army then
But if he took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh

If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
He’ll be mad and summon his chitauri army then
But if he took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh

I got Barton in the sky
Romanov the spy
And Hulk smashing, ripping jets in the air

Stark flies by
I’m on stand by
Thor brings the lightning and the thunder

If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
He’ll be mad and summon his chitauri army then
But if he took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh

If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
We’ll close the portal, that he opened, with his scepter then
Thor will take him back to Asgard as a prisoner

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh

We won’t treat him to the things of this world
Justice has been served
Freedom’s what I prefer, what I deserve

Here’s the man that breaks it, then takes it
So we deliver him to his destiny, to the 9 realms and beyond
Oh, Laufeyson

Now you’re really done
In the void, you’ll be alone
And like a ghost, you’ll be gone

All the single heroes, all the single heroes
All the single heroes, all the single heroes
All the single heroes, all the single heroes
All the single heroes

Now put your shield up!

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh

If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
If Loki took it, then we’ll go and take it back from him
We’ll close the portal, that he opened, with his scepter then
Thor will take him back to Asgard as a prisoner

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh

Loki’s gone now so, we can do the shit we want
I’ll try to visit Peggy in her retirement home
Clint and Nat are going out and Coulson’s still alive
Bruce and Tony’s doing science and Fury’s on vacay

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh

image

THE AVENGERS FANDOM EVERYONE, I CAN’T.

^^^^^^
AN ENTIRE SONG

Isn’t there a gif of all the characters doin’ some Beyonce dance? Why isn’t that attached here yet? (I don’t have it.)

Source X

Gif by dettsu

Direboss loves me.

(Source: gorgeousanon, via rraaarr)

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“I said I’ve gone to therapy. I went to therapy. I said ‘Fine I’ll talk to a therapist and see what they have to say’. Because I do struggle with - I get anxiety about certain things. Press and things like that. And all of those things were tied into Marvel responsibilities.”

- Chris Evans on why he almost didn’t do Captain America (x)

Reblogging this is vaguely hypocritical of me, but the point is so valid and so important to me that I’d hate to let it go right on by.

I cannot personally stand the obsession we all have, culturally, with catching celebrities on their off hours - photographing them, stalking them, begging for photos and autographs and face time, all under the guise that they should EXPECT this as the price of being famous. It squicks me out, the way so many people just accept the outright invasion of people’s private lives, because they happen to be famous and they happen to have starred in a big blockbuster film. 

So, to me, the fact that Chris Evans almost turned down a role that he is so good in because he was afraid of the mobbing that would follow, the way the people around him would suffer because of his choices…that makes me so sad. So, so sad. He deserves privacy just the way the rest of us do. He deserves to be able to go to work and then go home again and not have to worry about tabloids judging his comfy sweats and oversized hoodies, or whatever he wants to wear on his off hours. 

(via foreverrhapsody)

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