You can love the writing, the fluid style in which they converse, but you don’t have to love the writer. You do have to realize, though, that the writing you so enjoy is intimately linked to the writer, to their life, to what happened to them—all those experiences, all their prejudices and…
Stephen Fry: Can we settle an important question?
JK Rowling: Yes.
Stephen Fry: How do you pronounce your last name?
JK Rowling: It is Row-ling. As in rolling pin.
Stephen Fry: So if any of you hear someone pronounce her name “Rohw-ling”, you have my permission to hit them over the head with — not with Order of the Phoenix, that would be cruel. Something smaller, like a fridge.
BEAUTIFUL POST IS BEAUTIFUL
So I made that post about my favourite songs of 2012 (including taylor swift and gangnam style etc.) and people just hated on it.
I just don’t understand.
I mean, I do understand. I have my own issues with ‘the industry,’ I have issues with how it’s hard to compete with a bunch of people with…
I am an introvert. That means that when I’m feeling down, chances are that I won’t actually go to you for help. In fact, I won’t go to anyone for help. You’ll have to actually check on me. I don’t feel that I should burden others with my problems but if you come to me, I might just trust you enough to let you help.
I love to meditate on this feeling when people-watching. It feels surreal to contemplate the relevancy of your troubles to in proportion to others.
from Love Sonnet XLV
from “Walking Around”