"I know that books seem like the ultimate thing that’s made by one person, but that’s not true… Every reading of a book is a collaboration between the reader and the writer who are making the story up together."
— John Green, An Evening of Awesome
. (via chrisfox
DAY 01- FAVORITE BOOK - THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
“‘Desperately Lonely Swing Set Needs Loving Home,’” he said.
“‘Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children,’” I said.”
it hurts because it matters
"I believe in the power of text. I believe stories make us feel less lonely, and that stories can make us find more empathy towards other people and identify with their lives. I find, and I’m pretty sure it’s the same with most human beings, that it’s very hard to truly, deeply identify with other people’s lives that are completely different from me and my life. When I read literature, I manage to grasp that my world is not the only world, and that my life is not the only life that exists."
“I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
-John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
Watercolor, pencil, acrylic, photoshop
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John Green says something.
(From the TFiOS audiobook. No spoilers.)