What is “Literary” Fiction? Donald Maass has a definition!

This post at Writer Unboxed is among the best discussions of the distinction between “literary” and “commercial” that I’ve seen. Donald Maass’s comparison between excerpts from two books, one “commercial,” one “literary,” makes the difference visible. This discussion ties in well with my own attempts to define “voice” and effective “world building.” Let me know what you think! Building a World in Fiction

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One response to “What is “Literary” Fiction? Donald Maass has a definition!

  1. Pingback: A Perennial Question: What is Literary Fiction? | Just Can't Help Writing

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