Articles by Afton Jones

About Afton Jones (2 Articles)
Afton Jones has been writing fanfics since before she knew the term. Now she’s a freelance writer who regularly contributes to a national print magazine and also has written for various blogs.

How Fanfiction and RPG Revealed What I Should Do with My Life

December 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

When I was a kid, my little sisters would sneak into my room after our parents thought we had gone to sleep. My sisters sat by my bed for hours, hanging on my every word, as stories starring a menagerie of characters softly filled my room. Original characters, characters from our favorite stories, and in some stories, even a few self-inserts of my sisters and I. When I got a little older, I found an ancient laptop computer at a garage sale. After haggling the price down, I pulled out a tiny //

Your Lie in April Recap

October 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

Kousei Arima is a damaged former pianist who limits human interactions to his two best friends. Kaori Miyazono is a wild violinist who bursts into his life uninvited. Without hesitation, Kaori rapidly fills Kousei’s monotone life with vivid color. Kousei’s heart won’t let him play his instrument, but Kaori’s heart is expressed through her instrument. Can this unconventional violinist revive Kousei’s broken spirit with the music of her soul? Based on the award-winning manga of the same //