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Alyssa Hollingsworth
photographer, writer, reader, learner.

The eldest sister reached up to touch the stars and her eyes, so dark before, began to shine.

-The Magic Rubab and the Worn Out Paizars

transcanadianhighway:

animationtidbits:

Designing The Secret of Kells - First Look (x)

Designing The Secret of Kells will be released at this years San Diego Comic-Con where Tom Moore and Paul Young will be at signing copies at the Stuart Ng booth.

NEED SO MUCH

Letters, War, and Being an Editorial Moderator
There is a statue in Paddington Station: A trench soldier, with a scarf around his neck and a letter torn open in his hands. His lips curve in a smile or a grimace. I have seen him in the early hours of the morning with face bright in the flush of dawn, and I have seen him in the hour before midnight when his face is only a shadow.
He is made of bronze, but when I look at him now I see letters.
(read more of my article about being an editorial moderator over on The Writing Platform)

Letters, War, and Being an Editorial Moderator

There is a statue in Paddington Station: A trench soldier, with a scarf around his neck and a letter torn open in his hands. His lips curve in a smile or a grimace. I have seen him in the early hours of the morning with face bright in the flush of dawn, and I have seen him in the hour before midnight when his face is only a shadow.

He is made of bronze, but when I look at him now I see letters.

(read more of my article about being an editorial moderator over on The Writing Platform)

At a Café with my Friend

fairandfinn:

Dude behind the counter: So, what are you doing today?

Me: We will be going to a thrift store where we will be casually looking for clothing to dress up as a character from a comic—Well actually a webcomic called The Silver Eye.
Dude:
Me:
Dude: That’s weird
Me: I know

reverserapunzel:

My parents and I were watching the Hobbit but then they both fell asleep so I stopped the movie and started Return of the King about halfway through and when my dad woke up he just looked at me with this horrified expression and whispered what day is it?

disney ladies + books

operationfailure:

randomredux:

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

YOU BROUGHT THIS ON YOURSELF

This got even funnier when I realized that to shoot it, essentially someone had to hurl a massive rat puppet at Cary Elwes.

My favorite thing is that he doesn’t telegraph it at all. He never tenses up, never flinches, just waits for the giant rat puppet being hurled through the air to take him down. Great performance.

MEDIA MONDAY: 5 FREE WRITING BACKGROUNDS AND GIVEAWAY RESULTS

First of all: HELLO THERE, LOVELIES! Hope you all had a fabulous summer and are pumped for our fall adventuring!

At the bottom of this post, you’ll find the winners for all our giveaways. But first, I’m kicking it off with Media Monday. Below I have 5 free backgrounds for your viewing pleasure. You can use them as desktop wallpapers, Scivener’s backdrops, or  whatever else you might desire.

What is Scrivener?
Glad you asked because I am basically obsessed with it. If you need a super fast intro, take a look at this tumblr post. An even shorter version is: Scrivener is an amazing writing program.

So feel free to grab whatever backgrounds you like, and read on for instructions to use them in Scrivener!

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aaegon:

"By the end of the story, it’s not that she has learned to be better or he’s learned to be better. It’s that they both improved through knowing each other." - Margaret Dunlap

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