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Congratulations Aroslav; Living Next Door to Heaven is complete!

Agent4351

2 years, 239 chapters, 1.5 million words. And best of all, we got a post every three days during that time with only a minor period where he posted every fourth day in order keep ahead. This work is one of the few books to tackle the mega harem and get it right. Usually these books dovetail into a MC who keeps getting new women to screw that all start to read like a giant copy/paste. But Aroslav managed the impossible and made sure that they all had individual personalities and were usually entertaining. Nicolette is still my favorite of the bunch, even through the last epilogue chapter.

And while I love G Younger's Stupid Boy to death, here's hoping that Aroslav gives him a run for his money at next year's Clitorides. Bravo!

Replies:   tppm
tppm

@Agent4351

Until part 3 starts.

Replies:   docholladay
docholladay

@tppm

Sometimes a writer just gives their fans what they ask for. It helps keep them popular. But it can also lock a writer into a certain story line instead of being able to follow different themes.

Replies:   Crumbly Writer
Crumbly Writer

@docholladay

Sometimes a writer just gives their fans what they ask for. It helps keep them popular. But it can also lock a writer into a certain story line instead of being able to follow different themes.

Sometimes, it pays to build your reputation on a certain type of story (rich character development, involved plots, etc.) rather than a specific genre (i.e. story line). That's why writers of mysteries or horror rarely escape those genre's clutches. Then again, obscurity grants you more freedoms than fame. It's hard to argue with success, and if one type of story sells hundreds of thousands, you're unlikely to write something that only tells a few thousand (as if any of us are reaching that level of sales).

It's also known as the "Superman Syndrome", as the initial star of the original Superman TV show was unable to get work in anything else because everyone thought of him exclusively in that role (i.e. "Why the hell is Superman playing a salesman in Memphis?").

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