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.
It doesn't matter to me what the genre is.
Now that I'm being very successful, publishers are trying to mainstream me, but I'm unabashedly genre. It's what I like to read, what I like to write
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.
One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films.
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
I think baseball - the baseball genre - is this mitt, to use a double pun there, to catch a whole bunch of themes.
I always wanted to get into the horror genre. I like scary movies. I want to go to the fan shows and sign posters with my head hanging by a thread like a B-movie actress.
We felt like we had done as much as you can do with the slasher genre. We were trying to find the next group of scary movies that were ripe for parody.
I do try not to spend much time reading in the suspense genre.
I spent the first twenty years of my writing career preparing for the mystery genre, which is my favorite literary form.
If one horror film hits, everyone says, 'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
SF isn't a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded, and because the SF field is never going in any one direction at any one time, there is hardly a way to cut it off.
The space genre is timeless.
We knew that there was a certain kind of interest in Whale among a genre crowd.
I would like to see the technology used to explore more period horror genre works, for example, E. A. Poe.
Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise - nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.
I love the first two X-Men movies because I thought that Bryan Singer did such a great job. He elevated that whole genre. He's a very talented director.
The crime novel has always been my favourite genre.
I read a lot - and I read a variety of genres.
Here's the thing, for me at least: this is a huge genre now. It wasn't always so. Not so many years ago, it wasn't so. There is a tremendous diversity in fantasy today.
I like the Western genre, I think it's uniquely American.
I think I'm sort of locked into the sitcom genre
I try not to discriminate against genres.
Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement.
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