RARA-AVIS: Re: The "Average" Reader, and What Should Be Done to Them

From: Curt Purcell ( curtpurcell@hotmail.com)
Date: 19 Nov 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, mhall@... wrote:
> As to the other being a difference in taste, I also fall into the
> camp (not to revive the classic, etc. debate), there is a hell'uva
lot of
> dreck/garbage/wasted trees, etc.--the ol' Sturgeon's Law... And,
when you
> are dealing with people who like 99% or better in a given genre, you are
> not dealing with critical readers.

It doesn't sound like they want to be. It sounds like they want to enjoy the genre they love. You make that sound like a bad thing, but I don't think it is.

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