I like genre but I like the idea of genre-busting even better. Which means meeting the demands of a chosen form and then doing your best to exceed them. Audiences don't come looking for big themes or great characters. They show up for story. But it's the big themes and character work that send them away happy, whether they realise that or not.
Monday, March 31, 2008
If you missed it in the most recent issue of the Guild's magazine, UK Writer, we've now put the interview with Stephen Gallagher on the Guild website.