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Friday, 8 April 2011


How do you choose your genre?
From what you enjoy reading yourself? Your hobby or profession? The films and TV dramas you enjoy?

The advice is to
Choose a Genre:

Contemporary romance
Contemporary fiction
Historical romance
Historical fiction
Science fiction
Women’s Fiction
Young Adult

Now pick a sub-genre and combine the two.

Then give it a unique spin. That way your novel will be more lilkely to find a place on the bookstore shelves, apparently.

You can also check out the OU Get Writing tips

Would you consider trying a different genre?

I love costume dramas, but would never presume to write one.
I watch some TV crime dramas and a lot of sci fi fantasy. I love children's books.
I read alot of Women's fiction and recently YA and chose that and YA as my chosen genre.