July's Topic: Content Warnings

Content warnings and trigger warnings are all over Facebook and Tumblr. Stories abound across the conservosphere about college students demand trigger warnings before reading Huck Finn.

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Our movies, television shows, and even video games come with ratings about violence, language, and mature themes.

Should books have the same treatment?

Do you need a warning that there might be a monster in the latest Stephen King?

That there might be profanity or sex in a thriller?  Violence in your military fiction?

A Murder of Storytellers will be blogging all month on our takes on content warnings.

 

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