People listen to music to feel emotions outside of the context of their own lives. Same with fiction. People read fiction to feel the emotions of characters who exist only in the minds' of readers. Can the same emotional goal be said for other art media? I'd say yes, with the caveat that experiencing photographs, sculptures, paintings, non-musical performance art, etc is more about the admiration of the craft, and experiencing music and stories are more about a direct tap int
Got a pitch-worthy NaNoWriMo novel, or a pitch-worthy novel in general? Yes? Awesome! Because the Book Doctors are back with yet another penultimate Pitchapalooza! Pen, perfect, and polish your pitch up to 250 words. Then email it (in the body of the email) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 PM PT on March 15, 2022. (Include the title and your name at the top; these don’t count toward the 250 words.) The Book Doctors will randomly select 20 pitches from all submissions.
While I have no experience reading or writing romance or erotica novels, and no experience writing non-fiction books, I do appreciate the enthusiasm and skill this "true life and true love" author President Empress Gail has for these genres. Her lived-life-to-written-word passion and authenticity are lessons I always appreciate. And to my knowledge, along with Jack Torrance, Gail is the most intense writer of modern times.
A writing prompt for your perusal... Mini story based on this sounds fun
Fri 12:13 PM Maybe I should write one.
So unlimited bottles of Everclear per person? Fri 1:10 PM The wording is ambiguous I think, per person in the world or?
Fri 1:13 PM Per person in the multiverse, both "real" and "fictional" people, past, present, and future. Fri 1:20 PM