What are the types of fiction?

Find out about the different genres of fiction writing.

How to write a fairy story

Fairy stories start with the words 'Once upon a time' but what comes next?

What is a myth?

Myths were created by early civilisations to make sense of the world around them.

How to write a scary story

Find out how scary stories frighten the reader through suspense and shocks.

How to write a science fiction story

Science fiction stories are usually set in the future and in a world different from ours.

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