Tuesday, June 19, 2012

All about Genre

Most new book authors know whether they are writing nonfiction or fiction. But within these two broad categories are many genres. Nonfiction, for example, includes such genres as biography, how-to, memoir, self-help, and travel--to name just a few. Fiction includes fantasy, horror, mystery, romance, thriller, and sci-fi. To complicate things further, each of these genres has numerous subgenres.

Sometimes, therefore, authors have trouble identifying their particular genre. If you are working on a book and are not sure where it fits, check out this introductory guide to book genres...

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