** IT’S ABOUT YOUR OWN CREATIVITY:
Publishing Niche Markets are more manageable – get your mind and pocket around it.
NICHE ENABLES YOU TO TARGET YOUR SALES MESSAGE AND GIVE GREATER PRICISION. (IN SOME INSTANCES THERE IS A POOL OF ADVERTISERS
-Challenges and opportunities.
GENRE: (DEFINE TERMS OF FICTION & NON-FICTION)
-General Category: Fiction Non-fiction
-Literature: Genres as the novel, short story, epic poem, lyric poem fall in boundaries of literature.
-Fiction: Narrative usually in the form of a novel or short story – tells an imaginative story – “untrue” and can’t be verified. More logic then fact.
-Non-fiction: presents historical or biographical fact.
-Novel: Fictional narrative of considerable length. Range/style and type. TV/film in competition with novels but remains viable but threatened.
Fiction (HARDER SELL) within fiction is genre:
-Romance: contemporary, historical, harlequin with guidelines, bodice rippers, etc. Very loosely a narrative characterized by exotic adventure rather than a realistic depiction of character and scene usually associated with the novel.
-Mystery, thriller/suspense, detective, hard-boiled cop, etc. An expectant uncertainty concerning the outcome of plot. EXAMPLE: Detective story may resort to sudden disappearance of key characters OR: Introduction of clues that implicate innocent peop[le keeping final solution just out of sight.
-Mainstream – Appeals to a wide audience. Is a commercial novel that can easily embody literary concepts or not.
Literary: More emotional/psychological – usually character driven as opposed to plot driven. Ulysses by James Joyce. Marquez In The Time of Cholera
– Children’s books/teen markets
– Memoir (written like fiction) (I think it’s somewhere between fiction and non-fiction
-Non-Fiction: (non-fiction vs. creative non-fiction)
-How to books (very popular – even to how to make a better cake – hence, Martha