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Thread: Am I a "horror" or "Fantasy" writer?

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    practical experience, FTW BradCarsten's Avatar
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    I would say horror focuses on scaring the reader. Dark fantasy can be scary, but that's not the primary focus. Honestly, I would look at which category has fewer books on Amazon and push it into those categories, so that there's less competition, but, from what I hear, horror isn't as popular as it used to be, so I would market it to the paranormal / dark fantasy crowd. I don't know too much about the genre though, so don't listen to me.
    Last edited by BradCarsten; 09-15-2018 at 02:48 AM.
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