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Genres of Fiction

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  • 1. By: Laurel Wing Historical Fiction Science Fiction Fantasy Mystery

2. Brainstorming

  • Webspiration Realistic Fiction Brainstorm

3. Realistic Fiction Story

  • The Red Sneakers

4. Authors Choice

  • After being an author hypothesize why an author would choose to write within a particular genre.
  • Voki

5. Elemental Differences

  • Fiction vs. Non-Fiction
  • Fiction
    • The story is fake
      • Comes from the authors mind
  • Non-Fiction
    • The story is real
      • Comes from the real world
  • Mystery
  • Usually includes a detective or sleuth.
  • Crime / something is missing
  • Clues
  • Suspects

6. Elemental Differences

  • Science Fiction
  • Technology
    • Spaceships
    • Hover Cars
    • Robots
  • Other Planets
  • The Future
  • Fantasy
  • Magic
  • Magical Creatures
    • Witches
    • Fairies
    • Dragons
    • Giants
    • Ogres

7. Elemental Differences

  • Historical Fiction
  • Fake Characters
  • Must take place within a historical event
    • Titanic Sinking
    • World War
    • 9/11
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Fake Characters
  • Events could happen
    • Losing house
    • Family Member Passing

8. Most Complex vs. Least Complex

  • Most Complex
  • Historical Fiction
    • Must research actual historical event for accuracy
    • Timeline is set and must be kept to
    • Characters must also fit within a particular time period
  • Least Complex
  • Fantasy *
    • Get to use your imagination
    • Do not need to follow traditional rules
  • * But must create a whole new world and your own rules within it.

9. Complexity Conclusion

  • All the the genres are complex due to their various elements
  • It takes a lot of time and hard work to write a story
  • A lot of preparation goes into writing a story
  • Editing thestory at the end and making sure that it makes sense can be difficult
  • The pictures if any need to work with the story