Why writing genre fiction nowadays is more difficult than fifty years ago

Creating art and producing quality research is bloody difficult. The effort never changes. Yet, we live in an interesting world that venerates the past and honours pioneers. Undoubtedly, it was more difficult for the pioneer to pave the way. Only it is not necessarily true. It may be this way in science. However, art andContinue reading “Why writing genre fiction nowadays is more difficult than fifty years ago”

The Stigma of Fantasy

There exists an unwritten assumption that certain books are considered literary fiction and belong in one section of a bookstore, while others are genre fiction and, therefore, belong somewhere else. And literary or even speculative fiction pieces receive fancy awards, while not a single fantasy author has ever won a Nobel Prize. Despite general assumptions,Continue reading “The Stigma of Fantasy”