With the economy struggling as it is, the Christian reading market is longing for stories they can get lost in, books that offer escape from the struggles of life. They want the happily-ever-after fairy tales where the handsome hero marries his princess. So, what's an author to do when their passion lies in writing the gritty tales of life? When they want to write books that teach about life's injustices, stories that compel the reader to think?
In today's Novel Journey blog, When the World Wants Happy Endings, Mary DeMuth eloquently ponders this question.
What do you think as a reader? A writer? Should authors write to the market or their passion?