My baby called me and told me she is running for Vice President, and wanted to read me her speech.
I couldn’t be more proud of her.
So they had the election and she didn’t win, her little heart is so broken. It’s ok though, when she’s changing the world and becomes the president of this fucked up ass country she’ll look back on this. Win or lose I’m my baby’s biggest fan
Would you guys mind doing me a favor? I normally wouldn’t ask you all to do this but would you reblog this so I can show my sister? All of the notes will count as all the votes she didn’t get. I just want her to feel better and I think this would warm her little heart.
We don’t talk much about the despair, at least not publicly. I think there’s this belief that authors should project an air of confidence, because if we ever admit our neuroses we’ll drive away all of our fans and readers and then nobody will buy our books, and suddenly we’re back in the Black Cloud of Despair™, and oh God this blog post is going to be the one that destroys my career, isn’t it? Why oh why didn’t I write about rainbow-farting unicorns?
Go read the entire essay, because yeah, this. Every single writer I know, including the bestest of sellers, go through this. Repeatedly.
Dumbledore, notorious for giving second chances Dumbledore, let Sirius rot in Azkaban for twelve years.
He must have known Sirius well due to his time in the Order, he must have known what James meant to Sirius. Dumbledore was a…
So much this. I was just talking about my dislike of Dumbledore to a co-worker yesterday. He let Sirius be taken to Azkaban without trial. He left a toddler on a doorstep in NOVEMBER and left him there for nearly ten years. Then, he subsequently sent Harry back to an abusive home year after year…For the Greater Good, my ass.