DOMALENE'S MOOD BOARD

Calvin Harris - Neon Rocks

James Vincent McMorrow - Cavalier (MOORS Remix)

The xx - Angels 

Lily Allen - 22

Paramore - My Heart Live (Anaheim)

Memories…

domalene:

GrandeMarshall, “159.”

Reposting ‘cuz today’s overcast and so’s this.


Chanel F/W 14.15 Campaign

Chanel F/W 14.15 Campaign

Audrey Hepburn by Mark Shaw, 1953

wearethetay:

jedavu:

Charming Illustrated Cinemagraphs Reflect The Idyllic Mood Of Lazy Summer Days

by Rebecca Mock 

You can feel each one…

DESSA- SEAMSTRESS

ifreakinlovebooks:

kwigglett:

I made a new thing for work today in honor of the launch of The Fault in Our Stars movie.

This is at Copperfield’s Books.

OMG LOVE IT

Battling Clichés & Tired, Old Tropes: Hate-at-First-Sight Love Stories

lettersandlight:

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It’s an age-old writers’ question: What do I do about clichés and well-worn tropes? This month, we’ve asked authors about the clichés and tropes they find themselves falling back on, and how they fix, invert, or embrace them. Today, Susan Dennard, author of the Something Strange and Deadly series, asks you to keep three things in mind when writing this type of romance:

CLICHÉ: Hate-at-first-sight-then-fall-in-love romances

Confession: I’m a huge fan of the hate-at-first-sight-then-fall-in-love romances, so it always saddens me to hear people calling them a trope or a cliché. I mean, as the saying goes: “There are no new stories, only new ways of telling them.”

And therein lies the problem—the reason why I think hate-at-first-sight romances can so easily annoy rather than excite: we aren’t finding new ways of telling that tried-and-true story. We’re falling back on an old formula without actually studying what’s underneath.

In fact, I would even go so far as to say that we aren’t telling real hate-at-first-sight love stories at all. Let me explain.

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