Martha Jones

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Martha R. Jones an author, illustrator, nurse (three of those descriptors are how she wishes to be remembered when she is dead. The other keeps her lights on). On any given day, the writers Jones is most likely to quote are Aaron Sorkin, Neal Simon, and Mark Twain, and the cities for which she tends to get most homesick are New York NY, Galena IL, and Juneau AK.

Diversity in Post-Tokien Fantasy

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Most of the long-standing fantasy traditions we’ve come to know and… accept – the uncanny length, the exhaustive world-building, and the suspicious resemblance to historical events for authors who swear up and down that they disagree with allegory in all its forms – they all originated with one guy: that first world-famous dispenser of fairy tales for adults, Mr. JRR Tolkien.[ima...

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Published on January 25, 2020 02:17
Average rating: 3.33 · 3 ratings · 2 reviews · 4 distinct works
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“I've spent most of my life feeling like a checker in the chess set”
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“She loves me when I'm virtueless.
She should deserve the same.
Love withheld when we're unlovely
is unworthy of the name.”
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“A man hears what he wants to hear, and disregards the rest.”
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“If you're dumb, surround yourself with smart people, and if you're smart, surround yourself with smart people who disagree with you.”
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“Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something.”
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“I've spent most of my life feeling like a checker in the chess set”
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“She loves me when I'm virtueless.
She should deserve the same.
Love withheld when we're unlovely
is unworthy of the name.”
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