Respect your characters, even the ­minor ones. In art, as in life, everyone is the hero of their own particular story; it is worth thinking about what your minor characters’ stories are, even though they may intersect only slightly with your protagonist’s.
Sarah Waters (via writersrelief)

Just so you know Harry, I think you would have given your father a run for his money, and that is saying something.

I was thinking of him, and mum, seeing their faces, they were talking to me, just talking. Thats the memory I chose, I don’t even know if it’s real.

@annakendrick47: Swallowed a hard candy earlier and even tho I know it’s “fine,” I’ve felt like I’m in need of serious medical attention since it happened.

The soap smell is familiar. Lemongrass and sage. The same smell surrounds Al’s bunk. A weight drops into my stomach.

I have lived most of my life surrounded by my enemies. I would be grateful to die among my friends.