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So I posted above about my book coming out...

I'm trying to read the tea leaves, and I may be wrong, but I just don't think now is the best time for an economic disaster novel. I'm going to sit on it and work on another less socioeconomic dependent creative project.

And, well, collect guns and shoot them in my spare time.

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Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:35 am
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hkcavalier wrote:
I'm trying to read the tea leaves, and I may be wrong, but I just don't think now is the best time for an economic disaster novel.


Im just curious: Why do you think this?

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MadPick wrote:
hkcavalier wrote:
I'm trying to read the tea leaves, and I may be wrong, but I just don't think now is the best time for an economic disaster novel.


Im just curious: Why do you think this?


I just think there are events on the horizon that will make the book more popular/marketable. One of the issues with near-future fiction is it has a shelf life. Once you pass that setting in the book, it's now alternate history and not nearly as enjoyable. You can set dates with speculative fiction and even when passed they can remain enjoyable (1984, 2001: Space Odyssey, etc).

So the trick is, don't pin your book to a specific fork in the near future. I'm still working on that.

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