Sometimes it takes more than willpower, a strong cup of coffee, and nagging plot bunnies to get you to finish that novel you’re working on.
Cory Arcangel—computer programmer, composer, and artist—has compiled a collection of hilarious tweets from various aspiring writers facing the crazy ride that is writing a novel.
What does it feel like to try and create something new? How is it possible to find a space for the demands of writing a novel in a world of instant communication?
Working on My Novel is about the act of creation and the gap between the different ways we express ourselves today. Exploring the extremes of making art, from satisfaction and even euphoria to those days or nights when nothing will come, it’s the story of what it means to be a creative person, and why we keep on trying.Follow @WrknOnMyNovel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrknOnMyNovelBuy Working On My Novel on iBooks now: po.st/WrknOnMyNovel
The reason why the room was pink was because on black and white film, hues of red become dark shades of black. Pink is the perfect balance to give it that dark creepy grey.
A related fun fact: while old black and white film was under-sensitive to reds, it was correspondingly over-sensitive to greens. Actors whose characters were meant to have unnaturally pale complexions - like Morticia Addams - would often take advantage of this by wearing makeup with a green base tint in order to make their faces “pop”. This is where the modern trope of cartoon vampires having green skin comes from.
These are some fun fucking facts
"CT is definitely our eye candy; Rostam is our musical genius; Baio… He’s married so he’s out of the game in terms of the ladies. Everybody’s bringing a different flavor."
Zane Lowe: So what’s your flavor?
"Well… I’m a bit of a ladies man… I’m a little bit like Drake. I’m a bit of a ladies man with a sensitive side, intellectual but don’t push me. You know… I kinda got it all. I’m very complicated. People don’t understand me. They gave up." - Ezra Koenig
Sam Smith | 'How Will I Know' (Whitney Houston Cover)
There is literally nothing wrong with this live cover of Whitney’s classic ‘How Will I Know’. If you thought you knew that song, think again because Sam Smith just did what he does best and totally transformed this upbeat pop tune into a stunning ballad. It’s a night and day difference and I couldn’t love it more!