Don't hate E. L. James and James Patterson, they are the aspiring writer's best friends.
Like it or not, the phenomenal sales of the Fifty Shades of Grey series will forever change our perception of literary success. Although the series have sold over 100 million copies world wide, not a single book critic I can find could see any merit in the writing. Numerous reviewers have trashed the story and … Continue reading Why You Cannot Write Better Than E.L. James
Emily Bronte is still awesome. Charles Dickens still holds up. Robert Stevenson is still exciting. Mark Twain can still leave the modern reader in stitches. Plenty of people haven't read them yet. In fact, there are just as many people haven't read any given classic as there are people who haven't read any given best … Continue reading Why Do We Read?