People’s Attitude Toward the Fantasy Genre

Have you ever had someone ask you what you did and lose all interest when you say you write fantasy? What is with that? A strange prejudice lingers around fantasy writing and writers.

In this episode, Autumn and Jesper discuss why there is a perception fantasy writers aren’t “real” writers, some facts and stats on fantasy stories and writers, why the perception might be changing, and what to do if you encounter it!

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Written by: Autumn

Autumn (also known as Weifarer) is an indie author, conservationist, & world traveler with plans for many more adventures both real and fantastical! She is currently on the road in North America in a Four Wheel Camper along with her husband, Adam, and Cairn terrier, Ayashe.

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