The Rogue Writer

Musings of a writer gone rogue

16 Sep

(Source: tastefullyoffensive)

15 Sep

quasi-normalcy:

herotterness:

jaclcfrost:

in all my years that i have been on this earth i have not played spin the bottle once. does this mean that i’ve never actually lived? do a lot of people actually even play spin the bottle? or is its importance and prevalence stretched and exaggerated in media? these are the questions of the hour

Are teen parties with alcohol and red solo cups even real?!!?!

Has anyone ever participated in a food fight?!?

15 Sep
  • Trainee at work: Do you play sports?
  • Me: No, I'm extremely uncoordinated
  • Trainee: Do you watch sports?
  • Me: No
  • Trainee: Do you drink?
  • Me: Nah
  • Trainee: What do you do?
  • Me: Read books, watch TV shows, and form unhealthy attachments to fictional characters.
15 Sep

supersmashthestatebros:

okay, I lied. I don’t have my license to kill, but I do have my learner’s permit. as soon as my mom gets here, you’re toast.

14 Sep

I honestly could go either way on the kid thing. I do really, really want to get married someday, so if I fell in love with someone who really wanted to be a parent, sure, I could have a kid or two. Or if I never become a parent, I don’t think it would bother me all that much. That’s just not something that’s a priority either way when I think about how I want my future to turn out.

That having been said, I would really love to be somebody’s stepmother if the opportunity presented itself. So all you single parents out there, love me, damn it.

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14 Sep

smartgirlsattheparty:

inertialicious:

lissymac37:

huffingtonpost:

People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.

Watch the powerful Verizon advertisement to really understand what a little girl hears when you tell her she’s pretty.

This is so important. Girls pay attention. Boys, if you are a brother, father, cousin of a girl, pay attention.

This is CRITICAL

Smart Girls, we think you’re pretty brilliant :)

This drives me crazy. I have an aunt who claims to be super feminist, but she’s always telling my cousin (who is more of a tomboyish type) to act more feminine, wear dresses, cross your legs, fix your hair, etc.

(Source: youtube.com)

14 Sep

unfollower:

peekaboo is essentially just making fun of babies for not understanding object permanence 

14 Sep

semolavanpeltpan:

ten-points-to-gryffindor:

rvkmovies:

kungfu-mulutan:

restoring faith in love

I never want to be old, but if I am I want it to be like this

xo

"If lost return to Rita" will always be my favorite one

(Source: BuzzFeed)

14 Sep

neptunain:

sorry boys, but I already got my eyes on a guy who’s not interested

14 Sep
  • me: *owns 264 unread books*
  • me: *buys 17 new books*
  • me: *rereads harry potter*
14 Sep

hizome:

I love these new "type these words into your tags box and post the first tag that automatically pops up" thingies, so fun. Let’s do another one:

  • can’t
  • don’t
  • first
  • help
  • please
  • one
  • my
  • will
  • stop
  • get
  • honestly
  • I’m

My tags are very… intense

(Source: daysoffuturepasta)

14 Sep

"College as explained to me in high school" vs. "College as experienced firsthand"

  • In high school they told us: There will be no grades in a class except the midterm and the final, so you have to study hard because failing one test means you fail the class.
  • Once I was in college a professor said: Hey, you guys are working really hard on your third paper, so I'm just going to cancel the final and give everyone a hundred on it.
  • In high school they told us: In college, class always begins exactly at the scheduled start time. If your class is at 9 AM and you get there at 9:01, the doors will be locked and you'll be out of luck, especially if it's the day of the midterm or final, because then you get a zero.
  • Once I was in college a professor said: Does anyone mind if I start class at 3:35 instead of 3:30? These elevators are really slow and I want to have time for a cigarette before I teach for 90 minutes.
  • In high school they told us: Every class you miss drops you a full letter grade in college courses.
  • Once I was in college almost every professor said: You can miss three classes without a penalty, and a few more if you have a Doctor's note. Sorry to be a hardass, but you automatically fail if you miss more than ten days of class.
  • In high school they told us: If you do have papers, your professors just lecture and put the assignments on the syllabus. You're completely responsible for remembering the deadlines, they won't remind you. All your professors will do is lecture and the rest is up to you.
  • Once I was in college a professor said: Okay, so your next paper is in two weeks! I'll keep reminding you in the interim, but I just want to make sure you have enough time to do it! Let's run through the structure I want to see real quick, and if you have any questions, feel free to email me or come to my office hours!
  • In high school they told us: You have to use MLA formatting and if you make any mistakes in your citations, it'll be considered plagiarism. You'll be expelled and probably sued.
  • Once I was in college almost every professor said: Please do not use MLA, it is awful, we use either APA or Chicago here because we are not 14 years old.
  • In high school they told me: There is no excuse for an absence. NONE.
  • In college I called a professor and said: I'm really, really, really sorry but it's -18 before windchill and I have to walk two miles to get to class.
  • The professor said: You stay inside and stay safe. Here's what we're reading today. I'll quiz you next week and if you can get a 90% I'll mark you present. I know you live off-campus, do you have food?
  • In high school they told me: Your advisor is just for academia, not personal problems.
  • In college my advisor called me: Are you okay? I haven't seen you in class in two weeks and I know you have depression. I can drop off your work if you'd like. Please call me and tell me how you're doing even if you can't get to class.
  • In high school they told me: Don't argue. You think this is bad, wait til college.
  • In college all but one of my professors said: You wanna argue, do it in a civil manner. We didn't get here today without 5000 years of healthy debate.
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  • In high school they told me: You need to exceed all of your peers to get your teacher's attention and MAYBE they'll give you a good reference with a network.
  • Most of my college teachers: Hey, you're fucking funny, I like you, you say intelligent things sometimes, and some dumb shit but you're here to learn and if you need a recommendation, come to me and I'll help out.
  • High School: Forced the quiet kids to talk
  • College: You're quiet... give me a good amount of thought in your papers and tests and your participation points will be counted.
  • High School: Don't ask questions, just listen and do the readings and you'll be fine!
  • College: ASK QUESTIONS YOU QUIET CRICKETS!!! Seriously, how in the hell am I supposed to know you understand me? I know you all don't get this shit, it's hard so ask questions!
14 Sep

judgebunnie:

undereyelids:

Bruce Willis is probably going to keep making action movies because you know what they say about old habits

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14 Sep blame-my-muses:

tastefullyoffensive:

[invisiblebread]

at the age i am now, my mom was pregnant with mei can literally think of nothing more terrifying.

blame-my-muses:

tastefullyoffensive:

[invisiblebread]

at the age i am now, my mom was pregnant with me

i can literally think of nothing more terrifying.

14 Sep

tls-doomed-delights:

myheartheartsbooks:

Hardcovers for aesthetics.
Paperbacks to read.
Ebooks to travel.

The holy trinity of book lovers.