Forget what you see on 4Chan and Reddit, some people think that the Internet is becoming too nice.
Though the Twitter-war that escalated from a harsh book review suggests otherwise.
Not to mention the smackdown that was William Giraldi's review of Alex Ohlin's latest book.
Perhaps those people should go into bookselling, where things seem to move at a much more pleasant pace.
In fact, that community can sometimes bring about miracles if they set their mind to it.
Hey, even the porn industry is experiencing a renaissance in the literary fiction word.
But if that career option is moot, you could always try writing your own version of Tolkien's classic trilogy.
But we hear there's an innovative new book coming out soon that might even be --dare we say-- better?