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Offline karaokecrush

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Re: Question about genre
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2009, 02:11:06 PM »
Awesome discussion. I think if I had to come up with the right genre, I'd look at the plot diagram and circle key points/elements and see which genre clamored for more attention. Worse comes to worse, I'd call Douglas Adams. Oh wait. Small problem with that.

Once you figure that one out, ponder this: What would you call a militant storyline with elements of magic realism? (Newday, here's your chance to come up with a good one.)
Fantasy Adventure (with or without a backslash between them,) is what I'd say. 
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Re: Question about genre
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2009, 02:18:39 PM »
Check this out:

http://manuslit.com/flash/index.html

Click under submission guidelines.  And then on the word 'here' in the first paragraph.
« Last Edit: April 22, 2009, 02:21:18 PM by bodwen »

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Re: Question about genre
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2009, 11:53:37 AM »
Maybe your book isn't purely Sci-Fi, but would it be wrong to classify it a Sci-Fi in a query simply to separate your work from the glut of fantasy, especially epic fantasy, novels that are being queried? 
Just a suggestion.   

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Re: Question about genre
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2009, 01:32:40 PM »
military story line with elements of magic realism would be foreign policy under the Bush administration. 
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Offline violet

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Re: Question about genre
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2009, 01:36:48 PM »
Now THAT"S funny!!

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