Tag Archives: genres

Love-story vs. Romance

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, and from love to matrimony in a moment.” from Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen Sometimes when my writing is stuck, my thoughts meander into such “philosophical” questions … Continue reading

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Tourism and fiction

“Japan’s smallest prefecture is aiming to attract more Thai tourists by sponsoring a series of romance novels set in the region. The southern Kagawa Prefecture has teamed up with four Thai writers for the initiative, who have each penned love … Continue reading

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Fictional choices

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” From conversation between Dumbledore and Harry, at the last chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J. K. Rowling I recalled … Continue reading

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Maps of Physics and Fiction

My two favorite subjects presented through maps: Bernard H. Porter’s 1939 map depicting Physics as a continent, with rivers corresponding to its principal branches. From dabacon.org. Fiction Island and a rough layout of the genres, from Jasper Fforde, 2011:

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