So it's interested me that in the last month I've seen at least a couple fellow writers comment on how they're avoiding books like the one they're working on, because they don't want it to influence their own project in ways they wouldn't like. Just another way that every writer works differently! It's amazing how subjective the process is.
To satisfy my curiosity, take a moment and let me know which way you lean?
When you're writing a novel/story, you
I'd love to hear your reasons, too!