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The new Writing Excuses is up.
It's important to be original, but is it possible to be TOO original? Further, is it possible that we over-value originality? Dan raises the question in regards to James Cameron's Avatar, which made l...
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Interesting, I know there is definitely a value to having readers feel comfortable. Wonder if too much originality can strip away the feeling of comfort/coming home?
And when it does, it can be great, because you experience something truly new.  The things I remember best are those that really broadened my horizon.
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