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Robin Writes

Today’s guest post is from Misha Burnett, author of Catskinner’s Book. I’ve already reviewed it on Goodreads, but I’ll tell you again that it’s definitely something amazing!

Misha Burnett:

“Is There Such A Thing As Genre?

“Silly question, right? The Amazon Kindle store lists eighteen separate genres and a total of forty-three sub-genres, and I’m not counting the ones based on age of readership or country of origin.

“Granted, there’s a certain degree of overlap. Under Historical Fiction, there is a category for Romance and under Romance, there’s a category for Historical, for example. Which only makes sense, since Amazon is looking to sell books and they want to make sure that there are plenty of ways for a reader to find a particular type of book.

“But, honestly, what does a genre actually tell you about the book?

“Well, it might tell you the setting, like Western…

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About MishaBurnett

I am the author of "Catskinner's Book", a science fiction novel available on Amazon Kindle. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008MPNBNS
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2 Responses to

  1. Abraham says:

    I didn’t realise that was your picture 🙂

    A group I am in asked us to identify our pieces’ genres and many (most?) of the writers had problems with that.

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