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What genres do you write in?

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Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:08 pm
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Paracosm says...

I enjoy writing mystery!
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Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:04 am
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stargazer9927 says...

What do normal stories about things that could actually happen fall under? Like abuse situations and stuff, but it's pure fiction?

Also, what does time travel fall under? :P
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Tue Nov 15, 2011 5:18 am
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WhiteTiger93 says...

hmm...fantasy, dark and other.

Mainly I decided upon other as I was unsure of what to label my novel. It's....kind of like a psychological thriller. But I'm odd. :)
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Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:26 am
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Twit says...

stargazer9927 wrote:What do normal stories about things that could actually happen fall under? Like abuse situations and stuff, but it's pure fiction?

Also, what does time travel fall under?

If stories deal with abuse, then I guess they could be in Dark or Other. And for time travel, it depends on how it's done. ^_^ If it's with a machine, like in Doctor Who or The Time Machine, then I guess it would be sci-fi. If it's done with an incantation or mystical portal or whatever, probably fantasy.
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Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:34 am
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Fizz says...

I picked other...partly because I don't know where to begin in classifying the gibberish I write. I guess maybe...surrealist short stories? Can pure nonsense be added as an option?

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Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:42 pm
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Ranger Hawk says...

Dark: Edgar Allan Poe, Tim Burton - these are my biggest inspirations! I love writing stories about the unexpected, the macabre, the disturbing. Anything with death, depressing themes, and perhaps some supernatural/horror elements -- like murderers and evil spirits -- is my favorite kind of story to write. I'm currently working on two different Dark novels, and I've written a few short stories that fall in this genre. I'm also writing a novel that could be considered Dark Romance, perhaps...I'm not sure, but it's sure fun to write. ^_^

Fantasy: Who doesn't love dragons? I do, and I especially love adding in bits of humor and some dark elements to make it a mixture of a dark humorous fantasy. Strange mix, I know.

Action/Adventure: I love zombies as well, and I think this is the best place to put those stories. I currently have two classic-zombie-apocalypse-type novels in the works.
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Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:30 pm
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EloquentDragon says...

LOL, it said, "you have tried to vote for too many options."
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Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:27 pm
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Tigersprite says...

I typically write magical realism, which crosses all the genres above and is sort-of one on its very own. Apart from that...well, I did write fantasy when I was 12, but then I was also a very bad writer back then, and I don't try to write fantasy anymore. :)
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Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:36 pm
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emoticon220 says...

Realistic Fiction. arent i boring? XD
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Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:56 am
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crescent says...

I once began writing a really creepy elf novel (in the middle of the night when it was cold and eerie), but the darkness of the novel started scaring me, so I eliminated the dark element. Now it's a fantasy novel with murder, but no heart consummation. I write fantasy and romance mainly. Fantasy keeps me entertained better though. General fiction/realism, well, it's just a bit too on the normal side for me.
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Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:59 pm
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StellaThomas says...

Usually fantasy for me, but sometimes historical and sometimes even contemporary fiction that just... doesn't fit into any categories other than "General Fiction" like Two Crescent Moons. I've written some dark stuff too- Circle, my story about demon possession in a boarding school for example. But for me it's usually fluffy and happy fairytales.
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Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:21 am
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Warrior Princess says...

I love how I selected the three genres with the least votes: science fiction, historical, and action/adventure....
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Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:29 am
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TheEstimableEelz says...

Other. My poems, perhaps my stories too are of an irrational bend that confuses genre because they ignore it.
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Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:29 am
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Aet Lindling says...

Dark is mostly what I've taken to as of late (not that I end up submitting anything nowadays >_>), not because I'm on a depressive swing or anything like that, but happiness is far too subjective unless you go all out happy. Darkness is more universal, especially when straying far of things like fantasy, orcs, torture by thumbscrew, but rather exploring the human psyche, general dark moods, and all that cliched delicious stuff.

edit: On a note I forgot to mention, I probably would end up submitting anything nowadays if there was a Dark section. The "Other" section is the closest place for that, nothing else comes close. But it's the second least active prose board there is, and it can only really be called a prose board because that's what most of the submitted content on there is.
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Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:05 am
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Cyb3rBlade says...

Science Fiction is what I do.

I have posted a historical fiction, but I'm not really gifted at it. I enjoy reading it, but it doesn't make me dream, so I have nothing worth writing, you know? I have not yet posted any Fantasy, but I've written some...

Is it my imagination, or does it seem like most everyone here writes Dark stuff? I guess that's because the bulk of the Fantasy people haven't commented...or because they aren't ranting...ranting...oops, there I go again.
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