This was a very interesting post that I truly enjoyed. I have dealt with this issue and continue to craft my novels from my heart. My particular style of prose might not appeal to the new-age, instant gratification reader, but my stories have depth, as do the characters. Faelondul Awaits!
Has it ever occurred to you, that as we lean more and more towards ‘simple and sweet’, we are losing a once much loved writing style?
Yes, flowery writing is dead.
Or rather, it’s dying…
Time-honoured classics, the likes of which famed authors such as Charles Dickens and Emily Bronte have penned, will soon be remembered no more.
How can they be when consumers and writers alike are taking the easy route?
People are striving both to read and write easily consumable media, as opposed to brewing up heavy literature and weighty poems
This, for the most part, is due to laziness.
Readers are strapped for time and can’t be bothered to switch on their brain – especially after laborious work.
As for writers?
Well, we need to pay the bills don’t we?
If the market calls for easy-to-read material, surely we must step in and provide!
It’s not as…
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