Sign of a writer #286: enjoys making people cry

“I cry a lot, but it also kind of fills me up, makes me joyful to watch other people cry at something I made.”

—John Green on repeatedly watching TFiOS in theaters (via The Colbert Report)

7 responses to “Sign of a writer #286: enjoys making people cry”

  1. That is a lovely quote. I downloaded the book the other day. Looking forward to reading it soon. 🙂

    1. I feel less sadistic after hearing such a prolific writer say that 😉 Not that I set out to make my readers cry, but I think that’s one of every writer’s bucket list goals, ya know?

      I hope you enjoy the book! Personally, The Fault in Our Stars made me both laugh out loud and cry several times. I would gladly read it again.

      1. I’ll let you know how I get on. 🙂

  2. The movie follows the book … Tami recommended!!

  3. Reblogged this on GONE READIN' and commented:
    Book aligned to the movie … Tami recommended:)

  4. Well he must be feeling really joyful. I cried so much during the book and movie.

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