Food for thought? Do you think 50 Shades of Grey would still be a Worldwide Sensation if Anastasia been Black?
Throughout the history of literature, romance novels are one of the most preferred genres. And of course, why not? In fact, the genres within the romance novels that people would surprisingly tend to prefer include the art of dark and forbidden romance. One of the most popular and widespread examples, in this case, is certainly Fifty Shades of Grey. The novel inspired the blockbuster where you could see the young and virgin Anastasia exploring the world of forbidden desires with the rich and wealthy billionaire Christian Grey.
An Influence and Popularity amongst Southern Ladies
Among the fans, the most attention which 50 Shades attracted was the adolescent girls and that of the Southern ladies where the movie premiered in throughout the Southern states. Fifty Shades of Grey boldly and directly depicted the unknown boundaries of erotica including BDSM which included slapping, strangulation, rituals of a medieval torture chamber and more. What only were mere thoughts and imaginations amongst women were boldly portrayed in the form this adult romance making the man strong, white and bold, which is sure to attract anyone.
Hindrances every Author of Interracial romances Face
In the 21st century, when the concept of BDSM, gay romance, mafia romance and MMA romance is often celebrated as part of being the open culture of the modern day society, how is it perceived when an interracial romance is a subject?
As the author of an interracial romance, the author faces quite a many hindrances to getting readers to be attracted to their blog or review their book itself. Somehow, seeing the relation between someone of a different color and another of completely another color seems to be a turn off to readers or viewers.
Therefore, if you are an enthusiast of romance novels, then as the author you must know how to advertise it on the best platform. Some of the biggest social platforms which can catch the attention of your readers include Instagram, twitter, and Pinterest. Starting off with teasers of the steamy tit- bits, introducing readers to the concept of coming of age romance which they thought would not find on a public platform such as a novel is how you can catch their attention.
So tell me your thoughts. Would it have made a difference? If so, how and why? If it were interracial, who would you think would have played the parts well?