Max Everhart opines again at Motive Means Opportunity!
By Max Everhart
A general observation: the number of people reading novels is dwindling, while the number of people publishing novels is increasing. I could be wrong, but it seems to me we have a serious supply and demand problem. Between all the publishing platforms, we are creating a seemingly endless supply (books) for a demand (readers) that doesn’t really exist. Does anyone else find this to be true? Surely, I can’t be the only one. I actually saw a FB post the other day that read: “Everybody writes, nobody reads.” How true. True-ish, anyway. Is it possible that I’m making a false assumption about the ratio of books to willing readers? Perhaps. After all, a good deal of my FB friends are writers, so, naturally, my feed is clogged with stuff about their work, which makes me think that literally everyone is not only writing (#amwriting)…
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