Memoirs of a Fictionista.

Future Fairytales by Jolie Mason

This article is meant as satire. This is my response to a Huffpost article that is based entirely on mindless snobbery and poor logic. It’s an insult to the craft of writing to equate publishing with the craft. 

As a fictionista, I see so many things. I am world weary. Yes. World weary.

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I know what it is to search for the perfect worlds, to feel them burning deep within my soul unable to get out. I know that pain, the pain of giving life to the story, and don’t get me started on Self-publishing.

Not everyone can do what I do. I bleed for my art. I suffer for my craft! Laurie Gough agrees with me, I’m sure. In her article for Huffpost, An Insult to The Written Word,  she writes, “Good writers only become good because they’ve undertaken an apprenticeship. The craft of writing is a life’s work…

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Playing with Covers

I should be working on the first book in my Paranormal Operations, Inc series since I’m home all this week. But things (life) keeps rearing it’s head. From one of my brother in laws passing last week and one of my dearest and oldest friend’s passing unexpectedly yesterday to  in running errands and just  generally putting it off, I’ve not written ONE word. I did however play around with a cover for the second book in the Mistletoe, North Pole series (this will Commander Sig Olson’s book). I know… I should have used that time for writing! I’m not sure I like it but here it is. Comments?

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What Have I Done?

I’m still working on chapter 20 and I’ve just made my bad guy so bad that he’s into evil territory. I’m not sure where the evil came from. I’m not a blood thirsty person, but this guy… a real piece of work! It’s a good thing I wasn’t planning and trying to redeem him at some point, because as of right now there’s just no way that can happen!

I’m kind of breathless at just how evil he is.