Do You Know Your Book Genre?

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Many times, I pick up a book in my favorite independent book shop without realizing or caring what genre it falls into. But then of course comes these questions from a stranger that you are making small talk with: What types of books do you read? Can you recommend an author from that genre that you love? I usually just say fiction because it’s the mothership of all of my favorite sub-genres but I think it would be really cool/helpful if I could really describe my favorite. This article sure breaks it down!


“There can be many reasons why a book fails to grab readers, and while this blog concentrates mostly on the technical aspects and marketing side of self publishing rather than the actual writing process, the choice of genre can have major implications on both writing and marketing.

Writers often start writing a novel without giving their end product…

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About Yoanna Novakova

Yoanna is a reader, writer, traveller, concert goer, hiker, drinker, thinker and, of late... a blogger. She's currently doing a lot of travel writing (obviously), but fiction, fantasy and life-writing all have a representative in her portfolio. A reader of varied tastes, she's even been called "strange" for enjoying Stephen King and Terry Pratchett alike. In her pre-teen years, she used to be the kid who'd re-read her favourite books over and over again. Now she knows life is just too short for that. Always reading more than one book at a time, always writing more than one project at a time, she is yet to find her perfect pace. But she's working on it!
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