“So you go into a bookshop and every book by a female writer seems to come with one of two varieties of chicklit cover: swirly faux hand-lettering over a washed-out photograph, or choppy faux hand-lettering over a candy-coloured cartoon. Such a shame, you think. Why don't these writers have the courage to branch out?
Not our fault, say the writers. We branch out as much as ever. But publishers insist on putting everything under similar covers.
Not our fault, say the publishers. We would try imaginative covers - but bookshops won't order them.
Not our fault, say the booksellers. Your fault. This is what people buy.”
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