December 3, 2011 Ron Jolla Most of the writers I know are weird hybrids. There’s a strong streak of egomania coupled with extreme shyness. Writing’s kind of like exhibitionism in private. And there’s also a strange loneliness, and a desire to have some kind of conversation with people, but not a real great ability to do it in person. — David Foster Wallace, 1996 (via sometimesagreatnotion) (via wordpainting) *motions for Tumblr waiter* check, please.