Drawing some lines in fantasy sub-genres can be difficult. Here’s a guest post by Seth Skorkowsky on mightythorjrs to help out. Clarification for readers helps sell books. And no, I never really thought of some horror works as fantasy – I guess authors can be type-cast like actors. Reblogging on Archer’s Aim!
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Contemporary Fantasy: The Great Genre Confusion
by Seth Skorkowsky
When I was young, there were exactly to genres that I read. They were SciFi/Fantasy and Horror. Those were the sections in the bookstore that I found them in. As I grew older, I added Sword & Sorcery and Epic Fantasy to the list.
The list slowly expanded over the years until I began writing. At that point the number of genres and sub-genres seemed…
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