Victim plays and how you write pop songs (Genre Cheat 3/3)

This post is the final part about genre. I’ve written about the cancer of modern drama that is the victim narrative. I’ll talk briefly about gangsters and rom-coms how they are two sides of the same coin. I also write briefly about the meta-narrative and how to write a pop song. Victim Play This is … Continue reading Victim plays and how you write pop songs (Genre Cheat 3/3)

This Cheat Sheet will make you master Genre Part 2

Welcome to part 2 on genre Hello and welcome back to the second part. In this part, you'll read about mystery, tragedy, comedy and drama. These are genres that are the foundation of western fiction. Understand a genre and you will understand what your audience expects of you. In the final part, I’ll talk about … Continue reading This Cheat Sheet will make you master Genre Part 2

This Cheat Sheet will make you master genre Part 1

Intro Genre can be difficult to pin down. You know what works but you find yourself grasping for something but you don't know what. First of all, this is by no means a comprehensive list. I’m not an expert either so treat the following accordingly. While I'm not an expert I have a skill for … Continue reading This Cheat Sheet will make you master genre Part 1