Carolynn Cecilia

Carolynn Cecilia. Fiction Writer. New Yorker. Whiskey drinker. Vegan. Stage Actress. Music Lover. Not necessarily in that order.


i want female villains whose backstory don’t revolve around men breaking their hearts or wanting to be more beautiful than another girl  i want female villains who are evil for the fun of it and i want female villains with tragic backstories that don’t revolve around men i want female villains with backstories and motives just as diverse and complex as male villains i’m so sick of female villains who are only motivated by men and girlhate

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 ”Make it all upbut make it up so truly that later it will happen that way.”

Ernest Hemingway, from a letter to F.Scott Fitzgerald

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Back in Paris and suddenly it’s fall. #AutumnInParis #EuropeanVacation #leaves #bensimon #Paris  (at Île Saint-Louis)

“I love old things. Modern things are so cold. I need things that have lived.”

—   Barbara Hulanicki of Biba  (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(via rusticpines)

“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.”

—   L. R. Knost (via mishproductions)

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“There certainly is some reason a story attracted you, and you’re writing it trying to find out that reason.”

My favorite thing I saw in London today was the bottom of this pint glass.
This photograph is titled Exhausted Tourists On A Train To London.
Paris to London

“I told her once I wasn’t good at anything. She told me survival is a talent.”

—   Girl, Interrupted  (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: tragicdisorder, via thatkindofwoman)

“Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar…”


Debbie Harry at the Bowery in a Stephen Sprouse dress, mid 1970s   
Photo by Chris Stein  via


Debbie Harry at the Bowery in a Stephen Sprouse dress, mid 1970s  

Photo by Chris Stein