Happy 29th birthday, Tatiana Maslany! (September 22, 1985)
AU: When Harry arrived at Neville’s Christmas party he did not expect to run into old Professor McGonagall.
I’M NOT CRYING
I HAVE HAYFEVER
I HAVE FEELS IN MY EYES
Egyptian mythology is best mythology
It could be worse. She could have replaced ‘mommy and daddy’ with ‘brother and sister.’ Oh, and many depictions of the conception of Horus show Isis in bird form:
(Picture taken by me at the temple of Seti I at Abydos.)
May the valkyries welcome you and lead you through Odin’s great battlefield. May they sing your name with love and fury, so that we might hear it rise from the depths of Valhalla. I know that you’ve taken your rightful place at the table of kings. For a great man has fallen: A warrior. A chieftain. A father. A friend.
I stumbled upon this video a long time ago and it honestly made me feel a lot better.
"If you’ve never failed, you’ve never lived."
I could not fit everyone mentioned in the video in this post so be sure to give the video a look.
WATCH IT HERE
As someone who fails regularly, I find such comfort in this!
I like this a lot. My college creative writing teacher refused to read the revisions I had done on my stories because he said he knew I was a B student and that wasn’t going to change.
Stephen King’s college writing teacher didn’t think he was very good. My college writing class thought my writing was “babyish” and “stupid fairy tales.” The original teacher didn’t care for me, but she developed medical problems and was replaced by David Bradley, Jr., who made it plain he believed I had what it took. I don’t do writing classes or groups anymore, but I’m still in touch with Bradley, one of the finest writers I’ve ever read.