As we launch a new blog format for the new year, we’re also looking back at all the great posts since the blog started in 2009. Our roundups explore the archives and gather past posts around a certain theme to help you jump-start your week. This week we have posts on genre and form.
Some genre distinctions are clearer than others, but even the most evident divisions can be blurry when examined more closely. These distinctions are sometimes tied to form (one of the most obvious differences between much poetry and prose), and form can also distinguish types of writing within larger genres. Our guest bloggers have tackled both genre and form, with a wide range of focuses, in the following posts.