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Genre vs. Genre

Pride & PredatorSo many times I read through the internet on writing and what people enjoy and several posts about what they hate. Of course authors think the genre we write in is the best, why won’t we? That’s why we write what we write, right? So how can we challenge the judgements against genres outside of our own?
As a fellow writer, I gravitate toward my favorite authors and genres as well. Are we able look at other genres without becoming judgmental? There is a difference between judgement and discernment. Judgement shows a declaration of something either being good or bad, right or wrong. Discernment means we have a clear idea about differing categories while being able to point out the differences between genres. It is a willingness to look at other categories as a way to expand and grow our writing without being willful to our own likings.

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