Tag Archives: Literary fiction

January 06

In the Future this Will Not be Necessary – Paul Samael and the cathartic voice. (Book review)

In The Future This Will Not Be Necessary by Paul Samael Published June 2012, Smashwords, ISBN: 9781476248400 Stream of consciousness, in literary theory, often represents the direct thoughts of the protagonist together with all that monkey-jumping-from-tree-to-tree thinking that is both the bane of every Westerners life together with being the primary impulse behind creativity and imagination. In linguistics and […]

January 01

The Free Indie Reader #1 – Vive la revolution! (Book Review)

There is no doubt now (and there was doubt for years) that publishing is undergoing a global transformation. Battles in the war for or against transformation are being held on many fields: Online v’s Real Life book stores / Small v’s Large Press / Print Media v’s zines and blogs / E books v’s hardcopy […]

November 20

Is Genre Fiction Art? Pt 3: Genre as morality and defender of truth.

This post has multiple parts.  For part one, please go here. Before I launch into my defence of the strange suggestion that genre fiction is the defender of truth and morality and therefore the very opposite of what art is meant to be, let me make a quick statement. By genre fiction, I mean fiction […]

November 19

Is Genre Fiction Art? Pt 2: The difference between genre and literary fiction. (Article)

This is a multiple part article. For the first part, which serves as a brief introduction, please go here. In the first part of his discussion, I posed the central question: Is genre fiction art? I mentioned a lot of different points, splattered around as if I had paint-gunned my thoughts onto the blog page. In this […]