They married and had children, every child a portmanteau, a mythical beast, a montage.Bowlaway, Elizabeth McCracken
Some thoughts and observations on getting “good” at creative work.Read more "There is no finish line"
…he was at that vodka level where the night began to become magnanimous, and everything promised him fidelity and hope.Hopscotch, Julio Cortazar
A community on reddit are buying undeveloped rolls of film, and sharing the photos they find.Read more "Rescuing History"
It is a truth universally unacknowledged that when the dead are trying to remember something, the living are trying harder to forget it.Himself, Jess Kidd
Maria Popova on the dangers of self-comparison, our preoccupation with destruction (as opposed to construction), and the importance of fighting cynicism.Read more "Resisting self-comparison and fighting cynicism"
You do not beat your own heart.Florence Welch
Nicholas Rougeux is a Chicago-based web designer and artist. In Literary Constellations he visualises novels as star maps.Read more "Literary Constellations by Nicholas Rougeux"
To be a monster is to be a hybrid signal, a lighthouse: both shelter and warning at once.On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong
An exploration of the moral of my favourite fairy tale.Read more "The mixed up morality of Bluebeard"