RE: RARA-AVIS: cliche and convetion

From: Anderson, Erick (ETW) (
Date: 08 May 2002

        I think the former is probably more true than the latter. Witness the success of a string of cliches that is the Robert B Parker ouevre.

        Best Regards, Erick


> i think the two best explanations for the popularity of cliched writing
> are
> (a) people want something familiar and not challenging or (b) people don't
> read enough to recognize when something is a cliche.
> carrie

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