Genre

101 Sci-Fi Tropes For Writers

101 Sci-Fi Tropes For Writers

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. Writers can use this list of 101 sci-fi tropes to add some Zap! to their writing. Science Fiction is the computer geek of the fantasy genre. It is also filled with tropes. What is a trope? A trope is…
9 Ways To Bring The Funny In Your Fiction

9 Ways To Bring The Funny In Your Fiction

GUEST POST We all like the idea of making people laugh with our stories. But it’s never easy. Here are a few practical thoughts about how to increase your humour quotient in your writing. I know what you’re thinking. Who are you to tell me…
All About The Genre Of Romance Writing

All About The Romance Writing Genre

Genres are great because they give us guarantees. We like to buy specific books in well-known genres because we enjoy the formula and we know what to expect. In The 17 Most Popular Genres In Fiction, we said: Genre is a style or category of…
How To Write A Non-Fiction Book Proposal

How To Write A Non-Fiction Book Proposal

A great non-fiction book proposal will show that you have thought through your idea, and more importantly, it will show that you know how to turn this idea into a book. Unlike a work of fiction, which must be completed before you send the query,…
5 Ways To Add Love To Popular Genres

5 Ways To Add Love To Popular Genres

With Valentine’s Day upon us, I was thinking about how much we all love to go on date night or movie night on this day. So, just for some lighthearted fun this week, I wanted to have a look at how we could bring a…
50 Fabulous Resources For Crime Writers

50 Fabulous Resources For Crime Writers

Crime fiction will always be one of the most popular genres for readers and writers. If you're thinking of writing a thriller, a mystery, or a police procedural, you will appreciate some of our previous posts on the subject. I've put together a list of all…
6 Myths About Genre That Should Be Shattered

6 Myths About Genre That Should Be Shattered

The boundary lines of genre have become a lot more fluid in recent years, especially since the boom of online fiction, self-publishing and independent publishing. However, it is still important to understand the role of genre for the author who wants to establish a brand…
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