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"I’m a deeply flawed human who is constantly trying to evolve and make my way through life."

My writer friend Ryan Bradley has a thoughtful interview up at Fictonaut.
People wouldn’t still be reading books if they didn’t enjoy them. And like it or not that base enjoyment isn’t a product of some deep analysis or high-minded relationship with humanity and the universe. No, it’s much more primal. Enjoying something that has “artistic merit” doesn’t make it any less a form of entertainment, it just means you’re attracted to different aesthetics than the people you think have “low-brow” tastes. We’re all seeking entertainment.
Sounds like he struggles with the same highs and lows about the worth of his writing that I do.

May 29, 2014 in Books | Permalink