Author Gail Gauthier's Reflections On Children's Books, Writing, And The World of Children's Publishing
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Problem With Apocalyptic Fiction...
...is that a lot of it sounds alike. Something bad happens to a culture, and now everything sucks. All apocalyptic novels are a variation on that scenario. Suzanne Collins didn't have to copy anything to make The Hunger Gamessound similar to an array of earlier books and movies. That is the nature of the genre. It's pretty narrow.