"The man who makes a success of an important venture never wails for the crowd. He strikes out for himself. It takes nerve, it takes a great lot of grit; but the man that succeeds has both. Anyone can fail. The public admires the man who has enough confidence in himself to take a chance. These chances are the main things after all. The man who tries to succeed must expect to be criticized. Nothing important was ever done but the greater number consulted previously doubted the possibility. Success is the accomplishment of that which most people think can’t be done."
+ C. V. White (via natisoo
"In a writer there must always be two people - the writer and the critic."
+ Leo Tolstoy (via doodledub
"If you're not Katie Matlin right now, who are you currently?"
Someone who thinks you’re really annoying.
13 Mexican journalists have disappeared since 2003: here’s a map of their disappearances. These folks, as Atlantic Cities notes, were most likely killed, but unlike a number of their colleagues, their bodies have never been found. The map was made by Articulo 19. They also made an infographic of instance of attacks on the media with firearms and explosives.
In which Jake is sick, so Katie does her best to take care of him…and a few words are accidentally said. Chatzy co-written with thejakemartin. Takes place last Sunday.