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View Poll Results: Which genres do you enjoy reading? You can choose more than one.
Autobiography/Biography 7 10.94%
History 13 20.31%
Other Nonfiction 4 6.25%
Children's Literature 11 17.19%
Crime 14 21.88%
Historical Fiction 18 28.13%
Fantasy 48 75.00%
Gothic/Horror 18 28.13%
Mystery 24 37.50%
Thriller 17 26.56%
Realistic Fiction (story could take place in real life) 30 46.88%
Science Fiction 32 50.00%
Romance 19 29.69%
Western 3 4.69%
Other 14 21.88%
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Old 12-28-2007, 02:55 PM View Post #1 (Link) Poll #12: Favorite Genres
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Which genres do you enjoy reading? You can choose more than one.

If I left any out, or you think something's wrong with the list, tell me.
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Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Children's (which I am going to take as younger readers...like Alice In Wonderland and such)
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Fantasy and sci-fi. I try so hard to get into the other genres, but it doesn't work. Maybe something's wrong with my mind.
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Nope, there's nothing wrong with you. You just happen to like those genres . I have problems getting into other ones too!
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So much for expanding your horizons. Then again, reading fantasy and sci-fi is better than not reading at all!

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Old 12-28-2007, 07:16 PM View Post #6 (Link)
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Ooo you're all so self-confident!

I wanna be just like you!

-simpersimper-

I have read interesting stuff from other genres though. Not all is lost!
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Scie-fi and fanstasy is basically all that I enjoy! Everything else...I'm probably forcing myself to read it.
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I occasionally wandered into other genres when I was active at Critique Circle. But I'll never understand romance. I'm far more likely to satirize it than read or write it. Then again, reading unfamiliar genres is supposed to be good for your own writing, so...*shrugs*
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Fantasy, Gothic/Horror, Mystery and Thriller. I write the first two, but add elements of the last two sometimes.
 
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I once had EC critiqued by a professional writer. She told me that it was good fantasy, but recommended that I branch out into other, non-magical genres. I decided that in order to accomplish this, I needed to read other genres. After I fell asleep at the bookstore for the first time in my life, I decided to return to fantasy and sci-fi.

Maybe I can still try horror. Or erotica. xD
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