Writing different genres – should you?


If you take some folks seriously, you’ll write only one type of thing—short stories, or poetry, or essays. This is so you will get established and known for what you write and readers won’t be confused when they see your name (brand).

Excellent advice, I’m sure, for those who can follow it. And then there are the renegades, like Garrison Keillor, who give altogether different advice.  Have a look/listen:

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