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“Bad writing is more than a matter of shit syntax and faulty observation; bad writing usually arises from a stubborn refusal to tell stories about what people actually do― to face the fact, let us say, that murderers sometimes help old ladies cross the street.”

—   Stephen King (via maxkirin)

gym-leader-merida:

if you don’t terrify people a little bit then what’s the point.

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psych-facts:

20 Easy Ways to Boost Your GPA

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wittacism:

It’s essay writing season for tons of students!

After being a college writing tutor for over a year, I thought I would share my advice with all you awesome people on tumblr. This is how I write essays, but if you’ve got more tips, feel free to add them below. 

Happy writing. You can do it!

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Words to describe someone's voice

adenoidal:

if someone’s voice is adenoidal, some of the sound seems to come through their nose

appealing:

an appealing look, voice etc shows that you want help, approval, or agreement

breathy:

with loud breathing noises

brittle:

if you speak in a brittle voice, you sound as if you are about to cry

croaky:

if someone’s voice sounds croaky, they speak in a low rough voice that sounds as if they have a sore throat

dead:

if someone’s eyes are dead, or if their voice is dead, they feel or show no emotion

disembodied:

a disembodied voice comes from someone who you cannot see

flat:

spoken in a voice that does not go up and down. This word is often used for describing the speech of people from a particular region.

fruity:

a fruity voice or laugh is deep and strong in a pleasant way

grating:

a grating voice, laugh, or sound is unpleasant and annoying

gravelly:

a gravelly voice sounds low and rough

gruff:

a gruff voice has a rough low sound

guttural:

a guttural sound is deep and made at the back of your throat

high-pitched:

a high-pitched voice or sound is very high

hoarse:

someone who is hoarse or has a hoarse voice speaks in a low rough voice, usually because their throat is sore

honeyed:

honeyed words or a honeyed voice sound very nice but you cannot trust the person who is speaking

husky:

a husky voice is deep and sounds hoarse (=as if you have a sore throat), often in an attractive way

low adjective:

a low voice or sound is quiet and difficult to hear

low adverb:

in a deep voice, or with a deep sound

matter-of-fact:

used about someone’s behaviour or voice

modulated:

a modulated voice is controlled and pleasant to listen to

monotonous:

a monotonous sound or voice is boring and unpleasant because it does not change in loudness or become higher or lower

nasal:

someone with a nasal voice sounds as if they are speaking through their nose

orotund:

an orotund voice is loud and clear

penetrating:

a penetrating voice or sound is so high or loud that it makes you slightly uncomfortable

plummy:

a plummy voice or way of speaking is considered to be typical of an English person of a high social class. This word shows that you dislike people who speak like this.

quietly:

in a quiet voice

raucous:

a raucous voice or noise is loud and sounds rough

ringing:

a ringing sound or voice is very loud and clear

rough:

a rough voice is not soft and is unpleasant to listen to

shrill:

a shrill noise or voice is very loud, high, and unpleasant

silvery:

a silvery voice or sound is clear, light, and pleasant

singsong:

if you speak in a singsong voice, your voice rises and falls in a musical way

small:

a small voice or sound is quiet

smoky:

a smoky voice or smoky eyes are sexually attractive in a slightly mysterious way

softly spoken:

someone who is softly spoken has a quiet gentle voice

sotto voce adjective, adverb:

in a very quiet voice

stentorian:

a stentorian voice sounds very loud and severe

strangled:

a strangled sound is one that someone stops before they finish making it

strangulated:

strangled

strident:

a strident voice or sound is loud and unpleasant

taut:

used about something such as a voice or expression that shows someone is nervous or angry

thick:

if your voice is thick with an emotion, it sounds less clear than usual because of the emotion

thickly:

with a low voice that comes mostly from your throat

thin:

a thin voice or sound is high and unpleasant to listen to

throaty:

a throaty sound is low and seems to come from deep in your throat

tight:

a tight voice or expression shows that you are nervous or annoyed

toneless:

a toneless voice does not express any emotion

tremulous:

if something such as your voice or smile is tremulous, it is not steady, for example because you are afraid or excited

wheezy:

a wheezy noise sounds as if it is made by someone who has difficulty breathing

wobbly:

if your voice is wobbly, it goes up and down, usually because you are frightened, not confident, or are going to cry

viekastv:

Halloween tip / Breaking Bad Marathon serving idea

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fieryfruit:

fieryfruit:

you’ve really gotta hand it to short people

because we usually can’t reach it anyways

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very-sexythings:

moan-my-name-louder:

National let me sit on your face day

Everyday*

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There’s nothing wrong with sex, people.

otherillusions:

claireruns:

thechroniclesofrin:

- Having sex every day. 
- Saving sex for your wedding night. 
- Never having sex.
- Having sex with different people.
- Having sex with one person.
- Having sex with a person of your same gender.
- Loving sex. 
- Hating sex. 
- Being loud. 
- Being quiet.

The only thing wrong with sex?

When it’s not consensual.

Because that’s not sex. That’s rape.

Reblogging again because this post is so important. 

This

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“Introverts, man. We’re weird sometimes. Like, “I love you, but I need to go over here by myself right now.””