Wow, I had no idea that the publishing world was writing off “lad lit” fourteen years ago… but it’s true. In 2004, Publisher’s Weekly published an article titled “Lad Lit Hits the Skids”, and it was kind of frightening to read. What if publishers created a subgenre and nobody read it? In the case of “ladContinue reading “Is The Key To Selling Lad-Lit Marketing To Women?”
If I were asked what genre my novel-in-progress could be described as, my instinct would be to say “lad-lit.” It sort of fits, according to this definition: n. A literary genre that features books written by men and focusing on young, male characters, particularly those who are selfish, insensitive, and afraid of commitment. This mayContinue reading “On The Lad-Lit Genre”
As an aspiring novelist, I recently couldn’t help thinking about movies about novelists. I’ve picked my favorites of them, and added some thoughts on writing that each movie got me thinking about.