People like what they like, but it can be a shame when someone hasn’t given a genre a chance in the first place.
You know the kind of person who says they don’t like your favourite genre, even though they’ve never read it before? The kind of person who says, “Oh, that’s stupid. Why would anyone read it?” I’m sure you’ve met a few. I know I have. If you are one of those people, these answers are for you!
“Gay angel.” No, seriously. You’d be surprised what an uncommon word combination can do to intrigue someone. And it sums up my genre pretty well, I’d say – queer fantasy. One and done.
If someone is convinced that they don’t like genre x,y or z then it’s hard to convince them to try it. I’ve found the better approach is to find out what kind of stories a…
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