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Creative Writing: Creative Writing

Resources for creative writing

Creative Writing

a picture of paper, ink, a phone, and other writing supplies



Writers are also readers. One of the best ways to learn about the conventions and expectations of a genre is to read books in that genre.

To get you started, here are some great examples of books from some of the most popular genres.


Young Adult



Science Fiction

Mystery and Thriller


Contemporary Fiction

Further Guides

Be sure to check out some of Gumberg Library's other guides on Mystery Fiction and Science Fiction for more background on those genres.

Mystery and Detective Fiction

Science Fiction