Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Choosing a Genre

Practice Activities:

1. List three books/films that you feel are set in the following genres and why:

            a. Fantasy:
            b. Science Fiction
            c. Historical Fiction
            d. Literary Fiction
            e. Horror
            f. Romance

2. What is your favorite genre to read? To write? Why do you think this is?

3.  What is the genre of your work in progress? What evidence can you give to back that up?

4. Imagine you are going to retell the story of “The Wizard of Oz”. How would you have to change the story if you told if you had to write is as a…

            a. …Science Fiction story
            b. …Horror story

            c. …a Romance

5. Choose your genre and explain why you chose it.

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