A memoir is a series of events that a person tells in they're life experience. Memoirs are always non-fictional.


A Biography is someone telling a story of someone else's actual life. Biographys are always non-fictional.


Mystery is fictional and a detective [pro amateur] solves a crime or crimes in the story. The detective can be any person, such as a policeman, janitor, little boy etc.

Science Fiction

Based on future technology or major environmental changes. Usually on space or time traveling and life on other planets.

Science Fiction shouldn't be believable because it falls into fantasy too.


Used for stories written in a comical and funny novels.

Comedy is a genre that uses humor as a creative force.

-The main goal of this genre is to make the reader laugh.

- Often combined with other elements such as romance and action/adventure.

-A genre that makes you amused or laughable.

-The aim of a humor genre is to make laughter from the audience through entertaining stories and characters.


Adventure is in which the key element is action. It's a breathtaking genre that usually has cliffhangers.

Adventure stories are dominated by action.-They involve danger, risk, and excitement.

-The action is fast-paced.

-Adventure stories are sometimes set in exotic or distant places.

-Events in an adventure story are more extraordinary than in everyday life.

-The main character in adventure stories has traditionally been male, but that is changing.

Realistic Fiction

Realistic fiction genre is based off of possible events but is not completely true. For example, the event might be true but the characters are not.


Definition: it's a story unlike other fiction stories which have emotion and unconditional which has contains romance literature

-The Fault in Our Stars

-The Perks of Being a Wall Flower


Definition: a narrative of the past of a person by the person who was/is important

-The Diary of a Young Girl

by:Anne Frank


Definition: a story in which very frightening or unnatural things happen

-The Stand by Stephen King


When objects do unreal things or they are unreal things. For example: talking animals.

Historical fiction

Historical fiction is based on history events, but its not completely true.