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Where does the line fall between giving your readers what they want and writing for a trend? At what point does following a trend leave the realm of clever storytelling and move into cheap, derivative manipulation of your readership?

Many authors write across numerous genres, but successful authors who jump genres all share the same advice: “Write what you love.” Authors with huge fan bases in one genre such

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