There's some sort of bet about how often that 'peasants not kings' quote can be cited, right? Every time it makes me feel guilty about how little my writing measures up to that standard....
Good review, though!
This is the only story I've heard of going "so if Nazis won, what's it like in Canada" which seems weird
It’s an excellent quote and if anything does seem to come with most serious AltHist writers I’ve noticed on the forum. Trying to write more from more common viewpoints and all that.There's some sort of bet about how often that 'peasants not kings' quote can be cited, right?
We are a strange genre in that so many of our classics were written by dilettantes who never touched it again
What more is genre than just certain traits repeated? I wonder if the framework TVTropes uses to discuss 'from clones to genre' applies to the AH genre growing out of people who liked that collection of one-off works.This stands out in the last paragraphs:
I can't think of another sub-genre that's true of (and comes back to "Is AH A Genre Or A Setting")