Year of Genre Recap

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. I’ve been talking this year all about genre and about the major and minor genre categories that we see and can use as writers. We're coming to the end of the year and I wanted to give a giant recap of all the things I’ve taught about this year. If you are looking for a more in depth explanation, please search the blog for the specific post you are looking for, as all of these topics have been previously covered. Let’s get started.

Fantasy as a Literary Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. We are learning about the fifth Pillar of Genre, Fiction. Last time, we went over a definition for Horror, and we talked about some examples of how to write it. This week, I want to dive deeper into the next of those subgenres, that of Fantasy, my absolute favorite genre ever. It is also, appropriately, my longest blog to date. I have a lot to say on this topic. Let’s get started.

Horror as a Literary Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. We are learning about the fifth Pillar of Genre, Fiction. Last time, we went over a definition for Science Fiction, and we talked about some examples and how to write it. This week, I want to dive deeper into the next of those subgenres, that of Horror, and just in time for Halloween. Let’s get started.

Science Fiction as a Literary Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. We are learning about the fifth Pillar of Genre, Fiction. Last time, we went over a definition for Western Fiction, and we talked about some examples and how to write it. This week, I want to dive deeper into the next of those subgenres, that of Science Fiction. Let’s get started.

Westerns as a Literary Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. Last week, we started learning about the fifth Pillar of Genre, Fiction. We went over a definition for Inspirational Fiction, and we talked about some examples and how to write it. This week, I want to dive deeper into the next of those subgenres, that of Western Fiction. Let’s get started.

Crime as a Literary Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. Last week, we started learning about the fifth Pillar of Genre, Fiction. We went over a definition for Romance, and we talked about some examples and how to write it. This week, I want to dive deeper into the next of those subgenres, that of Crime. Let’s get started.

Romance as a Literary Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. Last week, I gave you an introduction to the fifth Pillar of Genre, Fiction. We went over a definition, and we briefly talked about the loads of Fiction subgenres. This week, I want to dive deeper into the first of those subgenres, that of Romance. Let’s get started.

Introduction to Fiction as a Literary Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. Today we are going to talk about the fifth and final Pillar of Genre, and I am finally getting to introduce you to Fiction as a Literary Genre. There are a ton of subgenres that fall under the fiction category and I am so excited to go over them all and find out your favorites. Let’s dive straight in, shall we?

5 Pillars of Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome to the blog. Today I want to go over the five biggest genre categories that encompass nearly every book you will ever write. There are a few exceptions, but these main categories are considered the five pillars of genre. Genre is a tool that you can use at any stage of the writing process, not just at the marketing end, and these genre categories will be the basis of what I’m going to be talking about for the rest of the year. So let’s dive in.

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