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The Craft of Genre Fiction

October 24, 2021 @ 5:00 AM - 6:00 AM BST

Debbie Young & Lorna Fergusson

Session: The Craft of Genre Fiction

Audience: All Levels

If the prime purpose of genre fiction is to entertain, following the expected rules and tropes should help you reach and please readers. But how do you adhere to the guidelines without becoming formulaic? Find out how to determine reader expectations for your chosen genre, when and whether to flout them, how to plot effectively, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

By the end of this session, you will:

Understand how to write effective and original genre fiction that will please readers while retaining the author's own distinctive voice and incorporating distinguishing points of difference.


October 24, 2021
5:00 AM - 6:00 AM BST


Debbie Young & Lorna Fergusson

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