Jamie Fessenden

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Jamie Fessenden set out to be a writer in junior high school. He published a couple short pieces in his high school's literary magazine and had another story place in the top 100 in a national contest, but it wasn't until he met his partner, Erich, almost twenty years later, that he began writing again in earnest. With Erich alternately inspiring and goading him, Jamie wrote several screenplays and directed a few of them as micro-budget independent films. He then began writing novels and published his first novella in 2010.

After nine years together, Jamie and Erich married and purchased a house together in the wilds of Raymond, New Hampshire, where there are no street lights, turkeys and deer wander through their yard, and coyotes serenade
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“Borderland” is out in the world and doing well!

Borderland was a “labor of love,” as they say, from the start. FE Feeley, Jr. (henceforth referred to as “Fred”) proposed we work together on a horror novel over two years ago, and we tossed ideas back and forth until we settled on a ghost story set in a haunted inn in Vermont.


So much time has gone by, it’s now impossible to sort out who thought of what, but I recall Fred being interested in Vermo

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"Good story overall. I liked the quirkiness of Mason's family a lot and his great relationship with Kade especially. Steve is much more of a loner, but it was wonderful to see him with his Mom's best friend. It was a little hard to watch Sam strugglin" Read more of this review »
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"I’m familiar with Jamie Fessenden’s works but not F.E. Feeley Jr., even so, I think “Borderland” was an amazing collaboration. In my opinion, the more I read, I felt the horror and twisted terror could be straight from the Stephen King playbook. The " Read more of this review »
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“I’ve known several men who believe women are only interested in relationships for money and comfort, and they aren’t capable of really loving. And I’ve known women who insist men only want sex and don’t know how to love. White people used to insist that blacks weren’t capable of ‘noble’ emotions, that they were little more than animals. The same was said about Jews, Native Americans, you name it. It’s an ancient argument. People keep dredging it up, trying to prove to themselves that people they don’t understand are alien and don’t warrant being treated well. And it is always—always—wrong. Despite our differences, all people are basically built from the same template. We are all equally admirable and equally flawed.”
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“Why can’t I just find a nice guy who likes dogs and cuddling?”
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“What do you paint?”
Hans shrugged. “Nudes. Mostly men.”
“Pornography?”
“No,” Hans said defensively. “I think the naked male form is beautiful. Erotic, yes, but also sublime.”
“I have a very good English vocabulary,” Boris said. “I write in English to avoid having my work mangled in translation. But I cannot remember that word.”
“Sublime?” Hans asked. He had to think about it. That was a tough word to define, even for native English speakers. At last he said, “Perfect. So beautiful it’s like glimpsing the face of God.”
Boris nodded. “I sometimes feel that when I am writing”
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“A pet rock is a serious commitment and too much responsibility for a ten year old to handle on his own”
Kyle Adams, Dirty Zero

“He lifted my foot and placed a kiss on the tip of my big toe. That toe had never been kissed in its life. I wondered if it was smart enough to know what had just happened. Would it lord it over the other toes now that it had been singled out and kissed by Frank Wells, or was it just a fucking toe and didn’t know what the hell was going on? Like me.”
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“The Cool Stuff Theory of Literature is as follows: All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool. The reader will like the book to the degree that he agrees with the writer about what's cool. And that works all the way from the external trappings to the level of metaphor, subtext, and the way one uses words. In other words, I happen not to think that full-plate armor and great big honking greatswords are cool. I don't like 'em. I like cloaks and rapiers. So I write stories with a lot of cloaks and rapiers in 'em, 'cause that's cool. Guys who like military hardware, who think advanced military hardware is cool, are not gonna jump all over my books, because they have other ideas about what's cool.

The novel should be understood as a structure built to accommodate the greatest possible amount of cool stuff.”
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message 10: by Jamie

Jamie Fessenden Thanks! And good to meet you! :-)


message 9: by Noah

Noah Willoughby Hi Jamie. Thanks for adding me!
I really enjoyed your work on "Bones" and will have to check out the first book "Stitch".
Keep up the good writing!


message 8: by Jamie

Jamie Fessenden Hi, Eden!


message 7: by Eden

Eden Winters Hi, Jamie! Hugs!


message 6: by Jamie

Jamie Fessenden Hi! Welcome!


message 5: by Nic

Nic Hi Jamie, Thanks for connecting here on GR!


message 4: by Susan

Susan Thank you, Jamie, for accepting my friendvite. Billy's Bones is such a special book. You must be so proud.


message 3: by Eli

Eli Easton Congrats on your release today, Jamie! Billy's Bones is awesome.
Eli


Josephine Myles Hi Jamie - thanks for the add :D


message 1: by Damon

Damon Suede Thanks for the add, sir. Love your pic!


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