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The Avenger

Location: New Jersey
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Incriptus

Location: Incriptus
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Subj: Re: I don't know how to read
Posted: Sun May 15, 2022 at 09:46:01 am EDT (Viewed 187 times)
Reply Subj: I don't know how to read
Posted: Sat May 14, 2022 at 11:00:58 pm EDT (Viewed 186 times)



    Quote:
    At least I can't read any more. Perhaps a lack of attention, but books, especially novels talk too much. I need my entertainment to "get to the point" and that seems to be something that "good writing" actively avoids. They want to "paint you a picture" spending paragraphs describing a desert for example.



That's one reason I like sword and sorcery. As you say - it gets to the point. The sword-point, so to speak. The authors know and respect their audience, most of whom are fans of things like comic books, video games, action films, and tabletop RPGs.