Marriage is so last century. Natalie Bakopoulos contemplates the demise of the marriage plot and Jeffrey Eugenides’s complex, undermining revival of it in his aptly-titled novel, The Marriage Plot. Is love still the ultimate trump card? Dear reader, it is. With some qualifications.
Posts Tagged ‘writing and love’
Musical, prayerful, mindful, compassionate—FWR’s Aaron Cance talks with Melanie Rae Thon (The Voice of the River) about what these qualities mean in fiction and in life.
Clearly there’s some connection between literature and romance. We know that fiction makes you more empathetic, and thus, possibly, more dateable. Writing and love are a lot alike. And a literary misalignment can even break a budding romance.
Recently we’ve heard about how a shared love of books can act as [...]
Over at The Elegant Variation, Marisa Silver guest blogs, drawing some parallels between love and writing:
3. You will never know your partner.
4. You should never know your partner.
5. You will never know how things will end up.
3. People will ask you what your work means and you will try [...]