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Life in modern Ireland - Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs first day

fire-dad:

fadingintotheforeground:

The Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs’ First Day

IMPORTANT!!

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Win One of the 100 Best Nonfiction Books Ever Written

tetw:

Last chance to win on of our 100 favourite non-fiction books (you get to choose which one) — just reblog this post. Not on Tumblr? Tweet a link tagged #tetw. We’ll pick a random winner. No cash alternative. Judge’s decision is final. Bla bla bla.

Meanwhile, another bit of my childhood drops off the side of the planet. RIP James Garner

Meanwhile, another bit of my childhood drops off the side of the planet. RIP James Garner

drbgood:

drbgood:

Johnny Winter  performs "Mean Town Blues" and “Rollin’ & Tumblin” in Toronto, 1983.

Johhny Winter passed away on July 16th, 2014 at the age of 70. Thank you for all the great music you gave us. Rest in peace, Johhny Winter.

'Scripturient' - possessing the violent desire to write
From the A to Z of difficult words (http://www.theprojecttwins.com/A-Z-of-Unusual-Words)

'Scripturient' - possessing the violent desire to write

From the A to Z of difficult words (http://www.theprojecttwins.com/A-Z-of-Unusual-Words)

Life in modern Ireland: The culchie economy experiences an upturn (Waterville, Co Kerry)
(via Joe.ie)

Life in modern Ireland: The culchie economy experiences an upturn (Waterville, Co Kerry)

(via Joe.ie)

Welcome to Omaha.
unionspecific:

Almost there lincoln!

Welcome to Omaha.

unionspecific:

Almost there lincoln!

wanderingnewyork:

An old shot of subway cars in the Corona Yards

wanderingnewyork:

An old shot of subway cars in the Corona Yards

The Best Tumblrs for Writers

tetw:

as chosen by Amanda Oliver:

I have been on Tumblr for nearly four years and steadily been finding great accounts related to writing. Thought I’d share some of my favorites for other writers or aspiring writers. 

GENERAL

The Electric Typewriter I am convinced that Dan, the curator of tetw, has found and neatly catalogued every good bit of writing on the internet. I could be wrong, but check for yourself.

Last Nights Reading Drawings by Kate Gavino with quotes from readings in New York City.

The Rumblr The Tumblr account for The Rumpus. Their posts, reblogs, gifs, and horoscopes by Madame Clairevoyant make me giddy ever time they come up on my dashboard.

Press 53 A publisher of short fiction and poetry collections based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Their Poetry Wednesdays, Flash Fiction Fridays, and 53-story contests inspire many a sentence and story.

Penguin Classics From the editors of Penguin Books and Penguin Classics, they share quotes, photos, and, my personal favorite, Friday Final Lines. Every Friday, they offer the closing lines of a Penguin Classic.

The Paris Review Curated by their digital director Justin Alvarez, the quarterly literary magazine’s Tumblr is full of inspirational graphics and quotes that link to Paris Review articles, essays, and interviews well worth reading.

Button Poetry Even though they have only been around a little over a year, they consistently showcase new (and incredible) performance poets.

Yeah Write Everything creative writing related. Quotes, book lists, interesting articles and graphics

Electric Literatures Recommended Reading Recommended Reading is released on a four week curation cycle: beginning with a story chosen by Electric Literature, followed by an excerpt from an indie press, then an author recommendation, and finally a selection from a magazine’s archive. Each issue includes an editor’s note written by that week’s partner, introducing you to the work and their mission.

Black Balloon Publishing An independent press based out of New York City. They publish fiction, nonfiction, and memoir and “champion the weird, the unwieldy, and the unclassifiable.” They consistently publish great posts like Can You Identify the Handwriting of These 12 Famous Authors and Daddy Dearest: 10 Literary Fathers and Father Figures to be Glad Aren’t Your Own

Fwriction The online literary journal’s blog, “specializing in work that melts faces and rocks waffles.”

INSPIRATION

Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows Although the account hasn’t been updated in nearly 5 months, there are several years of archives with words and definitions John Koenig created for emotions that otherwise leave us speechless. 

Today’s Document A little history always gets the words flowing for me. The Tumblr for the U.S. National Archives posts one document daily. 

Hello You Creatives A collective of humans being creative. Inspiration, inspiration, inspiration.

Creative Mornings/Findings In a slump? Come here for photos, quotes, projects, and more from other creatives.

BOOK STORES

Strand Books Based in New York City

Powell’s Books Based in Portland, Oregon

Open Books Store Based in Chicago, Illinois

FREELANCE & PUBLISHING

Calls for Submissions for Writers and Poets 

Writing Opportunities

Freelancer Real Talk

RECOMMENDED READING:

Writers No One Reads

NPR Books

**I will continually be adding to the list

Happy Birthday, France.

Happy Birthday, France.