I’ve been asked what I mean when I say I try to educate with each novel. Okay, I’ll tell you. Each story I write has something in it I want the reader to take away with them. Subconsciously. If they have an epiphany and get it, so much the better, but not necessary to enjoy the story. My latest is a case in point.
So, can a novelist actually help create change in society? Kristen Lamb’s latest blog post goes into depth on this point. I do suggest you read it. Here’s the link.
For me, I truly hope I can give change a nudge in the right direction. This is how I try to educate as well as entertain in my books.
ROW80 check in
So far this week is showing promise of a healthy word count. I’ve already hit the target for the week, now I want to push it a bit.
Here’s hoping all your targets are within reach this week.