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Genres of Fiction. MYSTERY. A mystery centers around a crime and often presents a challenge to the reader to solve the crime before the story's detective does Elements of Mystery Crime Victim Detective Suspect pool Clues Police Interrogations Witnesses/ Witness Interviews Motives

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Genres

of

Fiction

mystery
MYSTERY
  • A mystery centers around a crime and often presents a challenge to the reader to solve the crime before the story's detective does
  • Elements of Mystery
    • Crime
    • Victim
    • Detective
    • Suspect pool
    • Clues
    • Police Interrogations
    • Witnesses/ Witness Interviews
    • Motives
    • The “Reveal”
romance
Romance
  • A Romance usually focuses on a central love story in which two characters falling in love struggles to maintain and justify their love.
  • Often romances have an emotionally satisfying “happy” ending, however this is not required
  • Elements of Romances:
    • Obstacles for lovers to overcome:
      • Betrayal
      • Unrequited love
      • Disapproving parent
      • Jealous ex-boyfriend/girlfriend
      • Rival
    • Romantic Settings
    • Romantic encounters
    • Happy ending (optional)
historical fiction
Historical Fiction
  • Historical fiction combines a fictionalized story with actual historical events, figures, or eras.
  • A Challenge for the writer or historical fiction is to artfully incorporate accurate historical information into the story
  • Elements of Historical Fiction
    • Realistic portrayal of characters
    • Authentic settings
    • Period-specific dress, manners,

attitudes and ideas

    • Period-specific dialogue
    • Historical events
    • Historical figures
speculative fiction sci fi fantasy
Speculative Fiction - (Sci-Fi Fantasy)
  • A Sci-Fi/Fantasy story is usually set in alternate worlds.
  • Often future focused and expands on current scientific trends.
  • Magic and supernatural creatures play a significant role in fantasy
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy Elements
    • Science
    • Technology/inventions
    • Time travel
    • Time shifts
    • Extraordinary settings: planets, under an ocean, other dimensions
    • Future time setting
    • Aliens
    • Catastrophes: manmade, or natural
    • Magical powers
    • Suspense
    • Supernatural Powers
    • Imaginary creatures