Posts Tagged: genre

On breaking promises

A book is like a promise. It’s cover, it’s blurb, it’s author are all promising us something, from the moment we pick it up. Tag lines on the jacket promise us ‘this is one of the best books I’ve ever

On breaking promises

A book is like a promise. It’s cover, it’s blurb, it’s author are all promising us something, from the moment we pick it up. Tag lines on the jacket promise us ‘this is one of the best books I’ve ever

On confusing messes versus neat little boxes

I remember, when I was doing my undergrad in creative writing, doing a class on fantasy/science fiction/speculative fiction. It’s not something that is talked about much at university – most literature courses don’t really delve into genre fiction. However, in

On confusing messes versus neat little boxes

I remember, when I was doing my undergrad in creative writing, doing a class on fantasy/science fiction/speculative fiction. It’s not something that is talked about much at university – most literature courses don’t really delve into genre fiction. However, in