Category Archives: 2. Fantasy

Is “Young Adult” a Genre?

Throughout this week’s podcast episode, Allyson references the term “young adult” as a genre. But is that really what it is? The term “genre” means “A category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.” So, since young adult fiction always features a young adult as […]

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Podcast Episode 44: Organically Written

This week I chat with science fiction and fantasy author Sarah Ettritch. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including how she got started as a writer, writing in a genre you haven’t really read, organic writing (a.k.a. writing by the seat of your pants), Broad Universe and more. To help defray the cost […]

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Genre Sequels and Prequels Coming This Year

While tooling around IMBD, I noticed a list of forthcoming sequels and prequels. What was interesting about the list was how it was dominated by genre titles. Here’s a short summary of those coming out this year. Currently in theaters: The fourth entry in the Scream franchise, which was first released in December of 1996, […]

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