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Expectations versus Reality in Fiction Summaries

When we read the summary on the back of a book, or in a promotion for the book, or hear someone else talk about it—we instantly form a vague picture of what we expect the book to be. Hearing about … Continue reading

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The Question of Realism

Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD! (And it got a bit long—but I find this stuff really interesting and challenging as a wannabe writer) “Realism” is a funny concept in fiction. As a genre/setting label, it refers to works set in what we … Continue reading

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