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 Post subject: New genres
PostPosted: 02 May 2006, 15:31 
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Please post any suggestions here for new genres (eg School, War, Romance etc).

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Um what about a sanitorium category for those which have hospitals and Dr's closely involved within the plot?


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Good plan - will add.

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Apologies if this thread is now defunct, but as it isn't locked I thought I should use it!

A "horror" or "thriller" genre would be really useful - some of my drabbles don't quite fit into anything else.

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I have been considering a sort of catch-all "horror/scifi/fantasy" option - would that suit your needs? I can add thriller as well, natch.

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Would it make sense to have one SciFi/Fantasy and one Thriller/Horror? But a catch-all would be lovely if that doesn't work :D

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I like your thinking - will add!

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Thanks very much :D

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Please could there be one for *grief*, as *angst* doesn't really convey the same thing at all?

*Faith* would be nice, too, as it was important in the books. But I don't want to appear TOO greedy! :mrgreen:

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I have added Religion (was on my list, must have missed it!).

Grief isn't really appropriate as a genre, however: all emotional turmoil must come under angst.

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Is there a genre title that would cover poetry & song? (even if Miss Annersley would classify it as doggerel)

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Would it be possible to have a 'career' or 'career/university' genre for New Mistress type school stories and post-school stories where the primary focus isn't on romance or family life?


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Could we have one for where people sit and think for the whole drabble? I know there are several drabbles like that, including a few of my own.

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Could we have one for where people sit and think for the whole drabble? I know there are several drabbles like that, including a few of my own.


^Perhaps called the contemplative genre? Incidentally I started writing a time-travel drabble a bit like yours, but it's on the Annersley forum not the SDL. Of course there are many stories there, you have to register to see them.

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What's the Annersley forum? Part of the CBB? Where is it so I can register?

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What's the Annersley forum? Part of the CBB? Where is it so I can register?

http://www.annersley.co.uk/ Site is actually called Lime Green Musing. Lesley set it up about two years ago. It's completely separate to the CBB but lots of people have the same user name so you will recognise lots of familiar names :)

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Katharine wrote:
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Could we have one for where people sit and think for the whole drabble? I know there are several drabbles like that, including a few of my own.


^Perhaps called the contemplative genre? Incidentally I started writing a time-travel drabble a bit like yours, but it's on the Annersley forum not the SDL. Of course there are many stories there, you have to register to see them.


What is it called? I am heading over there and I would like to read it.

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