Literature

Figuring Out Your Genre

Deep down every new writer knows what genre his or her works and ideas belong to, even though lines between the genres can be pretty vague. But figuring out your genre is very important as it will help you understand your audience, you should know exactly who you are writing for: teenagers, children, 40/50 year-old adults, people with or without higher education, women or men and etc. Your book has to belong to a certain section to be noticed. If you pick a wrong category or a wrong publisher – no matter how great your book is, it won’t be noticed. So, let’s review the main genres, shall we?
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Writer’s Education: Free or Academic?

There are many arguments concerning the question what education a writer is supposed to have. The ones suppose that the classic education is necessary by all means and the writer should get all his knowledge and professional skills having studied the piles of books The other ones suppose that there is nothing better than the personal experience and the individual usage of the information products would make the process of education much more effective.

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Literature: Oeuvre or Money?

When my friends and acquaintances ask me about my attitude to free-lance job of a copywriter I always answer that I’m glad that such thing as free-lance exists. The sphere of free-lance provides the possibility to find the orders to write novels, essays and reviews. The writers also fulfill the tasks connected with creating web site content, stories and red-pencil books.

In my personal opinion and creative process bound with literature should be divided into the two categories. I may write for pleasure. Writing for pleasure is my hobby as I will always make up stories and analyze the novels to distract myself from the daily routine. And well, writing for money. I suppose writing for money to be my job, but not a hobby. However that isn’t worse than compiling horoscopes, writing articles for tabloids or the advertising materials about the multiple glaze units. My job is even more interesting than that staff.

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‘Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson

The book “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson contains the documented conversations of Steve Jobs with his relative, colleagues, friends, enemies and counterparts. That’ s why this books completely reveals the personality and nature of Steve Jobs and allows the readers to have an in-depth view of his relationships with the other people. The author of the book provides the readers the opportunity to understand the reasons for the ambiguous attitude of the society to this great person themselves as there are no personal conclusions or remarks made by Walter Isaacson.

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