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The First Words of Poets and Genre Fiction Writers

Odds are, most kids’ first words are mom or dad, or derivatives thereof. They name the most important things to them, the best way they know how. 332 more words

Fiction Craft

Trope Denied! NOT Running from an Arranged Marriage

When the heroine is forced to marry an anti-hero, but instead of hatching an elaborate but doomed escape plan, she recognizes running is not an option… 344 more words

Fiction Craft

The Man in the High Castle

If I read Phillip K Dick’s The Man in the High Castle when I went through my original infatuation with his work I do not remember it, but noticing the hullabaloo about the teevee series I thought I would pick it up again…here are my thoughts… 115 more words

Book Review

Genre Thoughts

This is an exercise in understanding how Genre Fiction is put together.

Terms used in fiction:

  • Style – an expression of thought, using language that is characteristic of an individual, period, school, or nation…
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How to Create Suspense in Any Story

One of those hoary claims about writing that won’t go away is that genre fiction focuses on plot and literary fiction focuses on character and language. 1,215 more words

Creative Writing Prompts

Genre Police! SciFi Romance Hero-Heroine Matches

6 Archetype Pairings that occur more frequently than others

After categorizing the heroes and heroines from 33 science fiction romances, I matched them up to see if any of the archetypes paired up more frequently than others. 331 more words

Fiction Craft

#55. Attack the Block (2011) -- A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Tiara W.

Aliens dog monsters, inner city shenanigans, and John Boyega, oh my! Our theme of inclusivity continues with this special episode of Shoot the WISB. Jen, David, Alex, and special guest star Tiara W. 117 more words

Genre Fiction