In my last post, I discussed knowing your place in terms of category and genre. Today, I'm going to go a bit deeper and talk about two specific genres that tend to get mixed up quite a bit. ROMANCE: According to The Romance Writers of America, a romance is defined as a novel containing two [...]
In a query letter, authors are often instructed to include the book's details -- title, word count, age category, and genre. This is to help the editor know internally where the book belongs in terms of imprints; it helps marketing know how to promote the book, and it helps booksellers know where to shelve your book in stores / libraries.