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Jesse Andrews hands down, the montage of greg and earl's films, particularly the scene in POOPING TOM where greg realizes that earl is going to smoosh greg's face…morehands down, the montage of greg and earl's films, particularly the scene in POOPING TOM where greg realizes that earl is going to smoosh greg's face with a plunger and he starts screaming in abject terror. i have seen that scene like twenty times and i never don't laugh hysterically at it. actually writing that makes me begin to worry that i have a problem(less)
Jesse Andrews i think if i lost my motivation i just wouldn't be a writer anymore—the only reason to write is that you need to write. i've always felt the…morei think if i lost my motivation i just wouldn't be a writer anymore—the only reason to write is that you need to write. i've always felt the compulsion to do it and did it for a long time with no readers at all except for friends and family—not that i need motivation now, but the fact that i have any kind of public readership at all is enormously motivating and gratifying and i feel tremendously lucky to have you guys.

actually my motivation is always that i feel like i can make something better than the last thing that i made. i'm proud of me and earl but i don't feel satisfied with it—or with the haters—i'll probably never feel totally satisfied with anything. this may sound horrible or depressing but it's actually very energizing to me to think that there's always room for improvement—(less)
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hey readers. what is up. i am amped that you are my readers.

i have a second YA book coming out next spring called THE HATERS. revisions are pretty much done and i am proud of it. i can't wait for you to read it.

but this post is actually about my third book, which i am outlining right now. it's been 15 years since i was in high school and it's really important to me to make work that feels real... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 07, 2015 12:13 • 1,541 views • Tags: climate-change, jesse-andrews, me-and-earl-and-the-dying-girl, research, the-haters

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"Took me longer than I had hoped to finish this one (life gets in the way, you know?) BUT I thoroughly enjoyed it.
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"I was totally taken with this premise and found myself eagerly explaining it to everyone: A world where rich people are really really big in size, and poor people are really really small. So imagine being the size of a squirrel living in a normal-..." Read more of this review »
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"This book was deeply weird, but pulled it off so well that I'm honestly shocked.

I went into reading Munmun with trepidation because the premise reminded me a lot of that movie that just came out where Matt Damon shrinks himself, which looks horrib..." Read more of this review »
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"I've always enjoyed science fiction, and when it makes social commentary at the same time I'm really hooked. On top of that, this book has a completely new premise - the people in it are literally big or small (or anywhere in between) depending on..." Read more of this review »
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