Peggy Bechko: “Anyone With an Internet Connection Isn’t Writing Good Fiction?” Wha–?

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by Peggy Bechko

“It’s doubtful that anyone with an Internet connection at his workplace is writing good fiction.” ~ Jonathan Franzen http://vult.re/16dESat

I ran across this quote the other day and all but burst out laughing. When did he say this? Why? What sparked it?

Really? What century is he living in? I don’t know any writer who isn’t connected to the Internet and probably planning on publishing to Kindle and/or other electronic outlets. read article