Category Archives: genre

Building a world

  One of the most fun activities I do with my book group of Yr5/6 (US 4TH/5TH grade) is a session, sometimes two, on world building. We warm up with brief quiz on the best known imaginary worlds, talk about other … Continue reading

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Genre Wars

If ONLY they were anything like this exciting… Good round-up of the latest literary spat by Lincoln Michel on Electric Lit here I think he’s right. Fantasy and speculative elements are increasingly appearing in ‘literary’ fiction and being shortlisted for major prizes. Unsurprisingly … Continue reading

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