I've written six novels and four pieces of nonfiction, so I don't really have a genre these days.
The novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers.
All the classical genres are now ridiculous in their rigorous purity.
By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it's possible to learn how things are done - the mechanics of writing, so to speak - and which genres and authors excel in various areas.
Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind.
But the action film genre is gonna have to come up with some new bad guys.
I believe the adventure game genre will never die any more than any type of storytelling would ever die.
If there were genders to genres, fiction would be unquestionably feminine.
I see horror as part of legitimate film. I don't see it as an independent genre that has nothing to do with cinema.
After I did the first Die Hard I said I'd never do another, same after I did the second one and the third. The whole genre was running itself into the ground.
I have done a lot of things outside of Science Fiction, but there has been an almost disproportionate amount of that genre in my body of work. I don't know what to make of it.
Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre, I don't mind saying that, it's true. I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
Lord of the Rings is a good thing for us because it opened the door for the genre in general. Le Guin's stories are very different from Lord of the Rings.
The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.
In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top
I still collect comics. I still have a great love and respect for the genre.
It is a different genre - a show about something other than doctors, lawyers and cops. Teachers are something completely different. I think it makes for very interesting television
I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist.
A predilection for genre fiction is symptomatic of a kind of arrested development.
Genre labels are useful only insofar as they help you find an audience.
Reality is a genre that seems to be here to stay. I don't know how many of the new shows will last, but the more competition you have, the harder that pie is to slice up.
In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult genre for me.
I'm not constrained by being a genre writer. Any story I can imagine, I can cast as a fantasy novel and probably get it published.
I never excluded any genre on my first record.
One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films.
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