Literary Tattoos

13 07 2008

The tattoos at Contrariwise are absolutely amazing. From Kurt Vonnegut to Sylvia Plath with a little Dr. Suess thrown in, each tattoo has a literary background.

This is one that honors Ernest Hemingway who wrote:

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

Hat Tip to Neatorama



3 responses

13 07 2008

I need to look it up to verify it, but I think it was Mark Twain who said “Writing is easy. All you have to do is stare at a blank piece of paper until beads of blood form on your head and drop on the pages.”

Something like that. Anyhow, I think Twain said it. I’ll check.
And speaking of Twain, there’s a marvelous story about how he affected current politics in the last Time Mag.

13 07 2008
Forget Your Underwear We’re Free « Tiny Cat Pants

[…] Your Underwear We’re Free Posted on July 13, 2008 by Aunt B. I saw, over at Newscoma’s, these literary tattoos.  Needless to say, when I got to this one, it made me […]

13 07 2008

I think I want this tattoo.

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