Why You Should Care About the Genre of Your Story – Raindance

“It’s a romantic comedy about this woman and this man…”

“It’s a thriller about a lobbyist who…”

“It’s a zombie coming-of-age story…”

All loglines should have several things: a conflict, a main character and a genre.

Most screenwriting books will tell you the importance of creating a three-dimensional character and of having a central conflict with high-stakes, and unifying theme as well… They will, however, spend less time focusing on the genre of your story. Here’s why you should explore the genre of your story.

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