guys look at what my friends made for me i’m gonna cry
Oh what a perfect picture for me to describe my love towards John Green’s writing style.
1st: We all know that John grabbed the third text message from the way that we here on Tumblr talk. All in caps and ending with a remarkable “WHAT IS THIS” without proper punctuation etc. Which is something he didn’t absolutely have to do. But he put it in there because he knows a lot of teenagers type like that. So, blue ribbon for knowing your audience.
2nd: The overall message of the text. Augustus is refusing to accept that this is the end of the book. He is losing his shit. As we all would, if we read a spectacular novel that just ended in the middle of
3rd: The last text message is my favourite part of the entire text collaboration. Why? Because it starts off with Augustus answering his own questions- writing in the angst-filled teen CAPSLOCK (CRUEL.) and then putting in “Call me when you can. Hope all’s okay.” because after Augustus doesn’t hear from Hazel for a while, he starts to get worried.
He starts to think, ‘Maybe something happened. Maybe she had to be rushed to the hospital. Maybe she’s dying, etc.’ Because when your friend (and love) is suffering from constant terminal cancer, that will always be an afterthought. And Augustus sends that message, that message with the touch more of urgency in it, to say ‘Please tell me you’re alright. I know what happened in the book, now I’m worried about you.’
It’s a freaking text message. It’s a cluster of little texts and John Green manages to make me feel so hard over it. I DON’T EVEN OWN A PHONE AND THESE TEXTS MAKE MY DAY BECAUSE I KNOW THAT IF I DID, THIS WOULD BE THE WAY I TEXTED. John’s characters are so infinitely human which makes them easier to read, to relate with, to love, and to understand. I think John, you may be the only person who understands what it is like to be a teenager, and isn’t one. So thanks.
John Green cakes from the Manchester TFiOS Tour!
Obviously people are aware that Hank tweeted TFiOS but there were another four!
Made by me (which took like hundreds of hours so please don’t repost without credit please!)
While The Fault In Our Stars is very accurate from the medical perspective, I appreciate that John Green knows that Forever 21 has the cutest sundresses.