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If you loved a book, share it.
If you care about a book, talk it up.
I cannot tell you the strength of word-of-mouth. It is vast. You have power.”
DON’T tape hornet nests to your hands and call yourself Hornethands Jones.”
For me, it’s never meant escapism. 'Fun' means joy. It means the prose is exciting, the characters are great, the action is delightful. All of this translates to reader investment.
People who sneer at the concept of a fun book as mindless escapism may understand reader investment, but they rarely understand that you have to earn it.
That’s not to say fun is the ONLY way to earn reader investment. But it’s a good way. And it’s harder to do than it looks. Hence why there is a not insignificant number of dry, joyless fantasy novels out there.”
Like, this may be just me because I write, but when I read so called "good" writing that soothes me, I later realize it was maybe just mediocre and the soothing feeling I felt deep down was calm because I figured out how it worked. The writing that makes me burn inside is the real shit”
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