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Why I Was Wrong to Stop Writing About Horror Fiction
“horror” by Sergey Kochkarev is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
I have always been a fan of horror fiction AND literary fiction. It sometimes strikes me as strange that I would be fascinated with both, since one is often dismissed as genre fiction and the other is, in some ways, defined by its lack of positioning within any particular genre of writing.
But the fact remains that both have kept a profound hold on me for some time.
Nevertheless, when I began blogging a little over a year ago, I made an intentional decision to keep my author’s brand as simple as possible. I decided to avoid writing about horror fiction and to concentrate, instead, on literary fiction.
Ah, what a mistake that was.
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