NaNoWriMo: Writing Genres

In today’s list, we’re going to look a bit more closely at different genres. After all, while books generally operate under the same basic rules, you’ll want to take a slightly different approach depending on if you’re working on a Romance or Horror novel. While we’re not covering all the genres here, this list should give you a good place to start.

Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions, and Criticisms by Michelle Tea

Write Naked: A Bestseller’s Secrets to Writing Romance and Navigating the Path to Success by Jennifer Probst

Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction: How to Create Out-Of-This-World Novels and Short Stories by Orson Scott Card

Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing In the Young Adult Market by Victoria Hanley

Talking about Detective Fiction by P.D. James

Writing Monsters: How to Craft Believably Terrifying Creatures to Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction by Philip Athans

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