Today, NASA tweeted about an article my girlfriend wrote. Also, our friend just got her story picked up by Glimmer Train. I know badass people.


Who wouldn’t want to work for ocean with an advert like this?

I want to work for Ocean so I can have that sport coat.

(via vgjunk)

“This is what technology does. It peels back the shadows and redeems the dazed and rambling past. It makes reality come true.”
— Underworld, by Don DeLillo
When a former student asks me to look over his novel.

When a former student asks me to look over his novel.

When I decide to take a look at the first chapter of my done, completed, not-to-be-messed-with-until-the-next-one novel draft

Omar Little ON WRITING


State’s Atty. Ilene Nathan: Mr. Little, how does a man rob drug dealers for eight or nine years and live to tell about it?

Omar: Day at a time, I s’pose.

(via ononwriting)

“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.”
— First line from One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. If you’ve read this book, there’s a good chance you can’t read this line without getting a shiver down your spine. We lost a master today.
“To begin with, we must be wary of those who use the word “gratuitous” as an insult.”
— Alain Robbe-Grillet  (via johndarnielle)


Skip your MFA and just spend two and a half years studying the first sixty pages of Don DeLillo’s Underworld.