Mason is an author and a teacher. He loves to write and read and will always be a life-long learner.


Some people don’t wear masks because they can’t.

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“I’d rather be uncomfortable for a few moments than catch coronavirus.”

Is a phrase I have heard often to people who learn I don’t wear a mask.

About a month ago, I was in the supermarket picking up some general things we’d run out of. It wasn’t a big shop. I was literally running in and out to get what we’d needed. It took me no longer than fifteen minutes or would have.

A woman approached me and yelled, “Get your f*****g mask on.” Startled, and not wanting to get into anything, I shrugged and walked off and carried on with what I was doing. …

Just because she’s the mother, doesn’t mean she’s fit for the job.

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Photo by Ricardo Moura on Unsplash

It is assumed that out of both parents, the mother is the best one to raise the child, after all, it is the mother who carries and births the child, it is the woman who nurses it and the woman who has that maternal bond. …

Where do you get your ideas from?

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That’s the number one question posed to anyone who tells their friends, and people they meet, they’re a writer.

I heard Stephen King in an interview say he told people there was a writing ideas store where he got his ideas, other times he’s said, “Well if I knew where I got them, I’d not be telling anyone.”

The last one is right. Though I wish there were a writing idea store where we could purchase the next bestseller idea.

But in truth, writers don’t know where they get their ideas. They can usually tell you where they got the spark of the idea for their story. …

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