Genre

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Genre (noun): A particular style or category of works of art; esp. a type of literary work characterized by a particular form, style, or purpose. OED

Coming soon! There’s a full definition of this term aimed at middle grade and YA authors coming soon, I promise! But in the meantime, here’s a definition from Oxford English Dictionaries and some handpicked links I think you’ll find useful.

Genre (noun): A particular style or category of works of art; esp. a type of literary work characterized by a particular form, style, or purpose. OED

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Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

Siobhan O'Brien Holmes is a developmental editor working with middle grade and YA authors. She specialises in speculative and genre fiction, particularly horror, fantasy, mystery, sci-fi and anything with a dash of magic or macabre. She is a member of the SfEP, EFA, ACES, British Fantasy Society, Horror Writers Association and SCBWI. She has an MA in Novel Writing and an MA in Children's Literature.

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