A Story Arc or Storyline is pretty much what its name suggests, it’s a story that spans several issues. In the world of comics, it means the hero deals with a single threat or villain and once the villain is defeated, the arc is done and a new one takes over. 28 more words
Despite the urging of marketing gurus, there is no good reason for an author to strictly adhere to only one genre, even within a single work. Authors who write Fusion Fiction use the interaction between crossing genres to fuel the creativity that can take their stories' arcs beyond the simple standard curve.