Video: Why All Urban Fiction Tells the Same Story

Annnnnnnnnd this, Dear Readers, is why I’m going to self-publish.

In this Xtranormal video, an independent African-American author tries to shop his novel around only to experience “stereotypical road blocks.” It’s both hilarious and heartbreaking because it’s all true.

Video: Why All Urban Fiction Tells the Same Story

It turns into a commercial for independent author A.C. Moore‘s novel Even Angels Need Miracles toward the end, but that’s okay. The message is delivered. And it’s relevant to me because I actually know established authors who have to endure this kind of dumb shit.

Shout out to Yves Brown McClain, author of Wild Oats, for the linkage.


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