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Fifty Shades of Power – the responsibility of the writer.

23 Jan

I’d rather be known for one good book than a few bad ones…

diary of an invisible woman

I read 50 Shades of Grey a while ago to see what all the hype was about. As a writer I was disappointed, finding it very poorly written, but what I did find interesting was how popular the subject matter was. Listening to all the debates about it on television and radio, reading about it in newspapers and magazines, what they seemed to be saying was that the book was most popular with financially successful, upwardly mobile, unmarried 30-somethings. Apparently, being successful and having complete control of your life seems to generate fantasies of relinquishing control of your body over to a man who then has carte-blanche to abuse you. Nothing wrong in that, we all have fantasies. The problem starts to occur when we put them into reality.

I’m old enough to have grown up during a time when women had no power or at best it was limited…

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Posted by on January 23, 2016 in writing

 

One response to “Fifty Shades of Power – the responsibility of the writer.

  1. Pagadan

    January 23, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    This is so good that I’ve posted the link on my writing blog.

     

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