Writing Beyond Limits with Naben Ruthnum
Writers are often under pressure to follow rules, to write to the market, to carefully fit themselves into a safe cultural and commercial niche. You have to stick to one genre, and follow the standard recipe for that genre, or else audiences will get mad and your book won’t sell. At least, that’s what publishers say. But some writers know better.
In this episode, Naben Ruthnum joins us to talk about body horror, the pressures of the market, and how Indian diaspora writers get pushed into writing formulaic “curry” books.
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