If you got a chance to write a book.

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  1. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 5 years ago

    If you got a chance to write a book, which genre do you choose ?

    1. MeetRegina profile image61
      MeetReginaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It would be love and romance genre, spiced with a little of thriller and suspense.
      A plot twist would be fun, lol

    2. Natalie Wood profile image72
      Natalie Woodposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'd definitely go for suspense and mystery or fantasy and adventure.

    3. poppyr profile image92
      poppyrposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I used to write a lot as a kid. I've written several books and currently querying my latest one. I would write more, but I have almost no confidence. People look bored when I so much as mention a book I'm writing so I've learned to stop talking about it. Whenever I get an idea, I automatically end up thinking, "that's terrible, don't bother."

      To answer your question, I'd write the books I have ideas for now with confidence and love, not the crippling anxiety that I'm wasting time and embarrassing myself with lack of talent. My biggest fear is that everyone is secretly laughing or too nice to say anything.

      Fantasy is my favourite genre, though my newest idea borders on dystopian/sci-fi.

    4. FelishiyaPS profile image85
      FelishiyaPSposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I was recently watching Schindler's List. It inspires me to write historical fiction.

    5. Daisie Stein profile image68
      Daisie Steinposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I would love to write children’s books! I have so many ideas for them but I can never find the time to try and write one.

    6. Clement Mahao profile image59
      Clement Mahaoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I would eagerly if not utmostly, write about  love and happiness affairs. Love is a toxic and generous disease if one fails it. It infects everyone if it is not well treated. Both elders and youngsters are swimming in an ocean of death, in the name of "love"

    7. renee21 profile image77
      renee21posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I like to write in two different genre's: romance and fantasy.

  2. DomShadows profile image76
    DomShadowsposted 5 years ago

    Mine would be poetry.  Free-verse, freestyle, etc.  It would be different! Ha

  3. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 5 years ago

    Interesting !!

    1. DomShadows profile image76
      DomShadowsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Lol. I guess so.  If I can ever make sense of the thousands I have.  It's so hard to get  Manuscript of my best works together.  Regular book or chapbook. How do I citizen my own stuff.  Now that's interesting.  Ha

  4. Castlepaloma profile image75
    Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago

    Many people have ask me to write a book about my life. Words are not my thing, yet doing a film documentary is possible.

  5. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 5 years ago

    I think it's great !!

  6. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 5 years ago

    Yes, that's true. NOTHING'S IMPOSSIBLE !!

  7. cheryl gregory profile image61
    cheryl gregoryposted 5 years ago

    Well I would write a murder/mystery set in Sydney Australia, where I'm from.

    1. DomShadows profile image76
      DomShadowsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Get to it.. Ha

  8. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 5 years ago

    That's interesting !!

  9. Kathryn L Hill profile image77
    Kathryn L Hillposted 5 years ago

    Chapter one.
    The day was cold. Yesterday had been hot. Life in California was like that.  One never knew what to wear. It could go from summer to fall to winter in one day.
    Flowers bloomed in the winter and leaves fell in the summer. The wind blew the smog away one day and back again the next. Gertude needed stability. She had to move.
    She packed her bags and closed her eyes. She placed her finger on a map of America. When she opened her eyes, there it was: her new destination. Her new home.

    We used to do continuation stories. It was great fun. You have be brave though and not afraid of being weird.

    To answer the question, most books write themselves, so you have to ask the book. Perhaps the preceding could evolve into a mystery. I've never written a murder mystery.

    1. cheryl gregory profile image61
      cheryl gregoryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      thank you. I will give it a try. And yes the story does tend to write itself when you get into it.

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    laugherposted 5 years ago

    I'd like to be involved in the creation of textbooks. Unfortunately, it's not a one-person job. It is extremely collaborative: editors, illustrators, photographers, proofreaders, production editors, printers, expert reviewers--the list is endless. Unless you're a tenured academic, you will have to co-write a textbook with others. I've recently been interested in writing Bioethics or Bioegineering texts. This is since I ran into a couple of really good Bioengineering titles. I first wanted to be an illustrator for this subject, but I realized I can't depict the human form too well.

  11. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 5 years ago

    A psychological thriller.

  12. Lauralee Washington profile image59
    Lauralee Washingtonposted 5 years ago

    Detective with a bit of thriller and mystery, for sure!

  13. Noel Penaflor7 profile image75
    Noel Penaflor7posted 5 years ago


  14. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 5 years ago

    That's perfect !!! I like to read horror that's my favorite.

  15. Literarycreature profile image94
    Literarycreatureposted 5 years ago

    I would love to write books for children. I admire this kind of books because they are the only ones that can be read at any age. It is certainly amazing how different our interpretation of a story can be as we grow up. I hope I can really write something good one day!

  16. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 5 years ago

    That's great I love reading those kinds of books.

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    Priya Baruaposted 5 years ago

    Fantasy. Absolutely love the genre. And if not fantasy, then perhaps romance. You know, the Mills and Boon kind.

  18. Tamra Bishop profile image58
    Tamra Bishopposted 5 years ago

    I would like to write historical mystery fiction for children. For example, the book is set in the 1700s or 1800s. Children would enjoy a good mystery and still learn about life in the 1700s, 1800s etc. Little House on the Prairie is one set of children's historical fiction I can think of right now even though I would not classify it as mystery genre.

  19. K E Mims profile image61
    K E Mimsposted 4 years ago

    That is easy for me to say! As someone who is currently writing a book, I know I love writing Fantasy. From making the world which it is set in and creating the characters which are supposed to interact with that world, it is nothing short of amazing to go through the creative process of it all.

  20. mactavers profile image91
    mactaversposted 4 years ago

    I'm on my 5th book, and I find most people say, I'd like to write a book about... but I find that they never seem to get around to actually getting started.  It's rewarding but hard work.

    1. poppyr profile image92
      poppyrposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That's so true. Anyone who can write can write a book, it's just a matter of sitting down and doing it.

  21. Kenna McHugh profile image91
    Kenna McHughposted 4 years ago

    I am a non-fiction published author, and I recently self-published a fairy tale.

  22. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 4 years ago

    I love to write horror/suspense short stories or flash fiction but if I wrote a book it would probably be a children's story/piture book..go figure.

  23. Lisabean2202 profile image89
    Lisabean2202posted 4 years ago

    Great question! Definitely a tricky one to answer... with so many good things to write about, how does one choose...

  24. Melinda Dawson profile image57
    Melinda Dawsonposted 4 years ago

    I've been writing stories non stop since I was in fifth grade or so. I just love writing. It's always been a passion of mine. So far my fav genres are murder mysteries, scifi, and Greek mythology. I have also attempted horror and fantasy.

  25. Shawindi Silva profile image52
    Shawindi Silvaposted 4 years ago

    That's great Those are my favorite genres !!!

  26. aarcillas profile image72
    aarcillasposted 4 years ago

    I have always been fond of reading dystopian fiction novels. I'd be glad to write one.


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