laminated paper makes the best hand fans. stay cool scholars!
So far so good!
I’ve got on my writing socks—they’re Wonder Woman inspired, to infuse me with that extra moxie—and a cup of licorice tea from Chimene. Christmas lights winking by the window remind me that in two weeks this will all be over, and that taming and turning in this monster will energize me for the final push homeward. Godspeed fellow workmen!
my body remembers the late-nite habits of my early college days, when I drank deeply from 4:30 AM and sat on the floors of elevators and stairwells begetting papers. the past two years, I’ve been better — sleeping early, working smarter, but 50o miles later I am still the same.
my body returns to those young motions of deep gasp and hair scrubbed irritably in the sink this morning, thirty minutes late for class. i stood up, wrapped a towel around my hair and forced my heart to slow back to normal. no I’m-late adrenaline needed here; everyone needs a break sometimes.
i am writing a short essay on gossip, specifically amongst groups of women, as a tool for feminist activism in localized...
- Anonymous asked:the abhorsen/ old kingdom books! by garth nix. Reverse Necromancy and Old Gods and talking animal companions and female protags everywhere!
I actually just downloaded Sabriel not that long ago to my Kindle to read for the first time! Thanks!
p.s. if you’re looking for a free pdf of a book, just google the name of the book followed by “file type:pdf”
it’s so easy
- bloodygranuaile asked:Not medieval-historical, but Victorian-historical (and damn well researched): If you like ridiculousness and steampunk and octopuses as well as awesome ladies and fantasy and history, I would *strongly* recommend Gail Carriger's "The Parasol Protectorate" series, particularly for those readers who enjoyed Patricia Wrede's "fantasy of manners" stuff. It's a lil bit raunchy at times (there are a lot of werewolf butts?) but not explicit, and it's pretty hilarious.
I know we got another rec for The Parasol Procterorate yesterday… it must be really good if we got another rec!