Reblogging this great discussion piece from the Orang-utan Librarian – I definitely think everyone experiences books in a different way! The degree of ‘believability’ is ever-changing depending on the reader, and every book has its niche audience.
One thing I have to make clear before I get started is that I’m not saying “realism sucks”. Every genre or style has its time and place. As much as I love fantasy, I’m open to all forms of the genre and I also adore classics/literary/contemporary fiction etc (not to mention the fact I like […]The Obsession with Making Writing Real — the orang-utan librarian