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Literary vs. Genre Fiction

There’s an ongoing argument between writers. You may have heard of it. On one side, with have the literaryists, the ones who read about real-life and thought-provoking-ness. 327 more words

Harry Potter

Genres the Niche in Your Market

Alright, y’all, I recently got something stuck in my craw about genres, and what’s considered “literary,” and stuff. A few months ago in a discussion someone brought up literary fiction and the idea that it was a niche market unto itself since only a certain type/amount of people actually read it. 545 more words

My Superpower: Max Gladstone

My Superpower is a regular guest column on the Skiffy and Fanty blog where authors and creators tell us about one weird skill, neat trick, highly specialized cybernetic upgrade, or other superpower they have, and how it helped (or hindered!) their creative process as they built their project. 1,179 more words

Fantasy

Warm Bodies

One of the key elements of this film that struck me was the way that the zombies in it desperately want to return to being human. 152 more words

Technoculture

210. Sarah Lotz (a.k.a. Planecrusher 1000) -- The Three (An Interview)

Creepy children, fallen planes, and a world gone mad, oh my!  Author Sarah Lotz joins us for our World SF Tour bonanza to talk about her new book,  152 more words

Genre Fiction

Kindle Unlimited Subscribers: Read The Lark and FoolKillers for FREE!

Amazon.com recently introduced Kindle Unlimited, an incredible subscription service aimed at voracious readers.  For $9.99 a month, subscribers can–in Amazon’s words–”enjoy unlimited access to over 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device.”  I’m happy to say that… 18 more words

Literature