Writing Short Stories/Novel Category.

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Question
Dear Brian

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novel‎

Among different categories of Novel / Stories / Books  i.e. Fiction written by Authors, Which category do you feel the Most difficult to write and which category could be the most easy to write with reasons ?.

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Comedy
Romance
Tragedy
Horror
Suspense
Thriller
etc

Do you feel Great Authors / Writers should be able to write
any Fiction Book/ Novel / Story ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Answer
To answer your first question I don't feel any genre is harder or easier than any other. If it is a genre the writer is interested in then they will be able to write. However good fiction is never easy. And no a great author would not necessarily be able to write well in any genre.

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Brian Lawrence

Expertise

How to write short stories. How to be published. Writing as a craft. What is a story.

Experience

Published over 22 short stories and 2 novels. Previous acquisition editor of Mysterical-E and previous fiction editor of Futures Magazine

Organizations
St. Louis Writers Guild, Mystery Writers of America

Publications
Futures Magazine, Blue Murder, Somliloquy, AlienQ, AIM, Love Kills anthology, Felonious Felines anthology

Education/Credentials
Master's Degree in Computer Science. Bachelors Degree in Chemistry & Psychology

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