write what's on your mind
>the guy next to me vomited on my boots
>where are the french women
>they said we'd be eating bonbons
>I wanna go home
>this party has no mademoiselles
>are they listening to edith piaf? So 1939
>my feet hurt
>reading in public
>person asks me what am I reading
>Plague by Camus
>making a face like the not bad meme and pretending to recognise the book or the author
>I can see they havno no fucking clue whatsoever
>reading in public
>guy asks me what im reading
>show him my copy of totalitarianism in the tundra
>he smirks cooly and a light whisper of a morning sunset growls across his lips
>cool he says and walks off
What a fuckin pleb i bet hes never even heard of it,
What's the difference between "?!" and "!?"?
Why is writing poetry so difficult?
I'm attempting to write some vaporwave-themed fiction.
What are some good character names?
Will becoming an alcoholic make me more interesting and thus a better writer? What about extensive traveling? Or promiscuous sex with scores of women?
No, being a good writer tends to make people substance abusers, but the vast majority of substance abusers are not good writers. The same goes for tourists and fornicators.
This anon might have a point: >>7485286 since your average person is Byron tier degenerate these days so being strict with yourself would be a more interesting deviation than just becoming another cunt who fucks a dreadlocked bitch in an Indian hostel after too much cheap liquor.
Hey /lit/ (my first time posting here by the way)
I'm looking to get into reading out of these books which one is a good starting point? I like introspective shit, so if i could get a recommendation for one of that criteria it would be cool.
How the common vernacular of today might have ruined story telling of the past
>oedipus reaches the sphinx and hears it's riddle
Says Oedipus, "Oh man..."
>be at boarding school
>full of normies
>there's only one girl i've ever met who wasn't a total whore
>my chad roommate just fucked her in the backseat of somebody else's car
>i've had enough
>sleep tight, ya morons
>don't go to pencey preparatory tomorrow
Why russian literature is so young but so rich and genius?
Doctor Zhivago. Detest it. Melodramatic and vilely written. To consider it a masterpiece is an absurd delusion. Pro-Bolshevist, historically false. A sorry thing, clumsy, trivial, melodramatic, with stock situations and trite coincidences.
Existence... well, what does it matter?
I exist on the best terms I can
The past is now part of my future
The present is well out of hand
What is /lit/s favorite science fiction?
Aren't we all philosophers?
Best Mein Kampf translation? I want a translation that has not been altered far from its original state.
I want to learn a new language by reading/translating a book from its native tongue to English. I don't have a set language in mind, but I want to choose one of the following:
Has anyone done this? Any suggestions on a book? Language? Any tips at all?
>Has anyone done this? Any suggestions on a book? Language? Any tips at all?
The Harry Potter series is available in text and audio form in pretty much any language you can think of, plus you can tell yourself "10 year old native children can handle this, I can too" while you read it for a psychological boost
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