Anything is possible. It’s proven time and time again. Impossible can be reshaped into plausible with imagination, talent and, lest we forget, a ton of hard work. Creativity is the sell, the appeal and the draw and expert fabrication is why they buy. It’s the heartfelt hustle and they’re the happy hoarders.
They howl at the TV; “Oh, come on!” as they check to ensure the next episode is set to PVR. Favorite authors are inhaled even though the ending of their latest book leaves readers mouthing the words; “What the…?”
Fulfillment. Contentment. Enjoyment. The value they get out of these experiences goes a long way. They sink into convincing characters cloaked in far-fetched fables and have faith in the web of worlds spun smoothly over their sleek screens.
A well-told story where things that would never, could never happen in a million years can bring home the gold. Gold that is, provided we’ve upheld but a few of our reader’s simple standards and expectations; our characters must be interesting, likeable, tragic, tormented, flawed, endearing, heroic, vulnerable, quirky, sad with just enough happy and of course, impeccably written which inevitably leads us to believable.
Effortless. Painless. Sleepless…
Serve up believable and they’ll hunker down, guzzle, gobble and gorge. If they get their fill, they will, without a doubt, be back for the next round.
They want blood. Throw down a goblet. Open a vein.