Answers to Writing Questions – Genre – Gotham Writers Workshop

September 28, 2019

https://www.writingclasses.com/toolbox/ask-writer/why-is-a-faction-blending-fact-with-fiction-unacceptable-as-a-genre-in-literary

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Why is a faction, blending fact with fiction, unacceptable as a genre in literary works?
A faction is, indeed, a blending of fact and fiction (as is the word itself). The term is problematic because readers want to know which category a book falls into, and “faction” doesn’t provide that. “}}