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Thread: What's my genre?

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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin PVick's Avatar
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    What's my genre?

    So, Iíve got this completed MS chronicling my years English teacher in Japan, but now that Iíve decided to try and publish Iím stuck trying to identify its genre. Itís really a compilation of stand alone encounters and (mis)adventures without much of an overarching plot. Should I bill it as memoir? A collection of short stories? Is there some more nuanced genre I havenít thought of? Thanks for lending your expertise!

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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
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    If they're all true stories that happened to you, I'd say memoir.

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    Memoir, or maybe narrative nonfiction/personal narrative.

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    Agreed with memoir.

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