The Romance Genre Part 1

Romance is the best-selling genre out there. And the largest. And the hardest to define. Wikipedia has a short, simple, to-the-point definition of romance. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romance  According to wiki, Romance emphasizes love over libido. I'll go with that because it's a definition that answers a question I've had for quite some time about the romance genre. I wondered how …

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Space Junque by L K Rigel

         http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0041T59IY Review:  Space Junque by L K Rigel I liked this book enough to read it straight through. Though the book is complete in itself, (a wonderful and somewhat rare thing in a series), if you want to truly know what happens later, you must read the sequel. A generous portion …

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The Science Fiction Genre Part 4

More about world building in the science fiction, fantasy and paranormal genres. Yesterday I wrote about world building for my wip, Earth Legend. I described a world similar in appearance to Earth but functioning differently. Such a world was needed for Earth Legend but it's not what most novelists think of when they hear the …

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