• February 2016
    Oh, goodness, Charlene, I do not mean to denigrate anyone's efforts in any way! I think it's very difficult to make a living as a writer, and what I'm trying to say (if inelegantly) is that there is no shame in selling. I am agreeing with the writer...
  • February 2016
    I should add that I don't mean that selling is the only thing that is important to a writer! But I think that the idea that book sales are irrelevant plays into the notion that what writers do isn't worthy of compensation. Writing requires time,...
  • February 2016
    Interesting piece! I'm with you--I rarely turn to Middlemarch before bed (I mean, never). I don't really believe there has to be a separation between literary and commercial fiction. Much of what we think of as commercial fiction can't be classified...

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