Election and Writing

I strongly feel that the election, whichever side (if any) you were on, has affected life, writing, art, and social norms as much as the developments (good and bad) of social media.

Already, I am feeling this in my writing, and I am trying to embrace the idea that plot, character, and theme are more politically charged nowadays. The exciting thing, is that politics had always bored me, and many others of course, proven by the idea that politicians always ran away from long dissertations concerning “policy.” Not anymore.

Again, whichever side you are on, I have a strong suspicion that political issues are hot buttons to expand on, not run away from, even in our most commercial endeavors. Olay!

About maronovitz2015

Michael Aronovitz published his first collection titled Seven Deadly Pleasures through Hippocampus Press in 2009. His first novel Alice Walks came out in a hardcover edition by Centipede Press in 2013, and Dark Renaissance Books published the paperback version in 2014. Aronovitz’s second collection, The Voices in Our Heads was published by Horrified Press in 2014, and The Witch of the Wood, came out through Hippocampus Press in early 2015. Aronovitz’s first young adult novel Becky’s Kiss will be appearing through Vinspire Press in the fall of 2015 and his third hard core adult horror novel titled Phantom Effect will be published by Night Shade Books in the fall of 2015. Michael Aronovitz is a college professor of English and lives with his wife and son in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.
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