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Episode 3: “The Big G” – Genre Writing

Spaceships, wizards, and zombies – oh b’y!
Matthew Ledrew

In this episode, Matthew LeDrew talks about writing and publishing genre fiction. Topics include how genre writing is defined, the distinction between “big G” and “little g” genres, the reputation of genre versus “literary” work, measures of publishing success, and structure and tropes in genre fiction.

Matthew LeDrew is an author, educator, radio host, and the founder of Engen Books, the province’s leading publisher of genre fiction. Our host for this episode is author and retired veterinarian Andrew Peacock.

Andrew Peacock with Charlotte

Andrew relates the mysterious story of toilet paper to Charlotte

Engen Books website:
Matt Ledrew’s author page on Goodreads
Paul Carberry’s Zombies on the Rock series from Engen
Chelsea Bee’s romance titles from Engen
Brad Dunne’s After Dark Vapours from Engen
Andrew Peacock’s Creatures of the Rock from Penguin Random House