Post by timelady101 on Jun 6, 2011 15:33:42 GMT -5
I will openly admit that I thought he was a girl at first, though it could be worse. People who can't pronounce my first name call me Reese, so when they talk about me to other people, they always assume I'm a man.
On another note, since we're talking about male/female perception, if you ever read the work of playwright Tennessee Williams, you'll notice that he write incredibly dynamic female characters, but really flat male ones. It's kinda odd.
Post by mysticalfaeries on Jun 22, 2011 10:11:15 GMT -5
I did thought, too, that Mr. Jones was a girl at first. But I think that being able to write from the female point of view, like he does, in such a great manner, that even actual girls can relate so much to his characters, makes him an even more amazing writer. It's a great ability to be able to just know how the opposite gender would feel and act in different situations, and also being able to create all those female personalities when you are a guy (or a girl, in case of the opposite situation occuring). And I enjoyed a lot that he gave a fighter's kind of spirit to most, if not all, of the princesses.
Post by faeriefan101 on Aug 4, 2011 21:20:21 GMT -5
I too thought that Frewin Jones was female, but when I finished the first Faerie Path book, and I read his About the Author paragraph, at the end told you his website, www.allanfrewinjones.com, so I was a little suspicious, for lack of a better word. And when I ckecked out his website, my question was answered with the picture plastered on the front page. I agree with many before me, and so may I say, MR. JONES, YOU ROCK!!!
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Post by 12elizabeth on Dec 23, 2011 21:08:39 GMT -5
Before I found out he was a man, I'd never really thought about it. But... it's so neat how he does it! I could never write from a male point of view, ever, so how he does, I'm not sure but am amazed! The thing with his teacher is really funny!
Post by KatnissTaniaBranwen=GirlPower! on Jun 2, 2012 18:42:32 GMT -5
When I first started reading his books I thought he was a girl... I mean the way he writes from a girls point of view... WOW!!! He hit it right on and so I thought it was a girl trying to give us some credit, but when I found out that it was a man and he was the one writing from the female points of view, I went crazy... I was like how does he write this good in a females point of view... Thanks AFJ, Your AWESOME!!!
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