scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,131
How do you feel about the derision the romance genre is subject to even from the often-put-upon-themselves SFFH fans CF This has never really happened to me but it makes me feel sorry for people who are so narrow-minded Few people will enjoy a movie without some semblance of romance and even the brilliant sci-fi and fantasy and horror writers often include romance I love books nearly any kind of book If you love the characters you naturally want them to be happy How sad that one group of people needs to feel superior over another and simply appear narrow minded KN I dont worry about it Frankly theres not much I can do about it except write the best book I can and keep my business dealings professional I do think that many people who deride the genre havent read it or at least havent read without preconceived notions the current excellent work being published Like any profession theres a spectrum of quality although few others have to deal with being judged by what the standard was 30 years ago On a one-on-one basis if someone has tried recent romances and doesnt like them I simply chalk it up to different tastes I do try to encourage people who tell me they dont like the genre based on no experience to read something current and if they dont then its their choice But they are missing out on some good books CS Theres no doubt that romance is at the bottom of the genre ladder in terms of acceptance and respect I believe one reason is because its womens fiction written for women and written mainly by women And its considered formulaic which is basically true but then all genre fiction has formulas to a certain degree Who would read a mystery without the mystery being solved Or a western without cowboys or similar characters The happily-ever-after endings in romance also bother critics who
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA