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Tim Jones-Yelvington on Writing

“Candyland is not an easy game. You don’t want to get stuck with GLOPPY.”

“When he says IN THERE what he really means is INSIDE ME.”

“I think it would totally refreshing to see some gay teens being oversexed and horny and confused and slutting it up… you know, like ACTUAL teenagers.”

“I don’t really know how to talk about cinema that isn’t mainstream schlock.”

“Just go around believing nobody’s an asshole — the ones that matter will rise to meet you.”


“Sometimes you have to find ways to trick people’s bodies into listening.”

“I’ve been trying to figure out how I could dramatically rip off a piece of clothing mid-reading the way a pop star would mid-song.”

“I love ‘dragon swagger.'”

“Robocop doesn’t know I faked my orgasm.”

“Tom Hardy is my giant fun moment.”

“I fucking want to BE that cover image.”

“fuck yes lily hoang.”

“People! It’s time to focus on owning the streets again.”

“Holes don’t just receive. We also engulf.”

“I like to make the book covers dance.”

“I want to be an icon.”

“Thank you for your time and attention, nice people.”

6 thoughts on “Tim Jones-Yelvington on Writing

  1. “I want to be an icon.”

    I want to be an iconoclast.

    “People! It’s time to focus on owning the streets again.”

    Tim, if so inclined, can you say more about this one?

  2. i’d definitely back a kickstarter hat campaign, depending on the hat. what type of hat? I would definitely wear a TJ-Y New Era 59Fifty. I’d own every colorway and match them with my Nike Dunks.

  3. hee hee: fuck yes, lily hoang.
    also: i love that i recognize most of those comments, and a few of them were for my posts! hooray for me. triple hooray for you, tjy. you are a big league hero.

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