securelyinsecure:

Happy Birthday, Jessica Williams!

Jessica joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2012 at the tender age of 22, making her the show’s youngest cast member ever as well as its first black female correspondent.

“It’s impossible to be perfect, and you won’t do a good job if you’re too focused on proving yourself to others. Instead, I try to envision myself succeeding in whatever I’m doing.”

(via iheartdefensemen)

queryquagmire:

A query letter that consists of nothing but endorsement quotes for the author’s manuscript from mid-level writers is not an effective query letter. It tells me nothing about your damn book except who else has read it.

I get so much second hand embarrassment from these posts…

queryquagmire:

A query letter that consists of nothing but endorsement quotes for the author’s manuscript from mid-level writers is not an effective query letter. It tells me nothing about your damn book except who else has read it.

valsyrie:

I’m going to say something super controversial here: billionaires shouldn’t exist

y’know what…yeah.

because they’re existence in of itself means that most of the money has concentrated at the top. their existence is a SIGN of income inequality.

(via blackberryshawty)