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What’s My Genre: Writing Horror vs. Writing Terror

By Eldred Bird

Image of a white skull sitting on plue and red fabric background, illustration for Eldred Bird's post What's My Genre: Writing Horror vs. Writing Terror

If you’re like me, trying to figure out what genre you’re writing can be a bit of a mystery (no pun intended). I often hear the terms terror and horror used interchangeably. While both are close relatives and seek to create emotional responses, they are in fact quite different.… Read the post

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Are You Too Glued To Your Writing Genre?

by Cate Russell-Cole

GenresAs writers, we are creatures of habit. We have our favorite words, preferred plot structure, must-refer-back-to writing books and generally, we have “our genre!”

I love to see writers wearing their genre with pride and not writing in line with the latest fad, but I have this itch to challenge them to try something new.… Read the post

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