“There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.” –Marie Antoinette
Even if one could create something really creative that really says something, chances are it wouldn’t get published in a world where the author of Eat, Pray, Love is considered a genius, if only by herself. There are intellectual, academic, and publishing trends to consider, as well, and anything that falls outside of what is currently considered fashionable is just SOL.
(Ignore me, I’m recovering from a strange one-day virus that may be wreaking havoc with my usually-healthy supply of hope and faith in the goodwill of men, which is probably what’s making me channel the emo. I should be fully recovered soon.)