Category Archives: Genres

Genres (Part 2): Writing style

$Disclaimer$ – The following is not neccessarily my opinion but a collection of thoughts taken from reviews posted openly online. Following on from my previous post on rethinking genres this post covers the more general aspects such as length and … Continue reading

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Genres (Part 1): Fantasy

Part 1: Fantasy What comes to mind when you hear fantasy? Magicians? Elves? Dragons? The underlying theme in most fantasy stories is some magic or supernatural phenomena that cannot be explained by science fiction or fact and is often, but not necessarily, … Continue reading

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Genres (Part 0): Thinking outside the box

The problem with the use of genres is that it attempts to fit a given book or story into a specific box… Sometimes I’m in the mood for something new.  This could be a heroic epic with a sci-fi slant, … Continue reading

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