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7 Tips for Writing in the Supernatural Genre7 Tips for Writing in the Supernatural Genre7 Tips for Writing in the Supernatural Genre by JosephBlakeParker
Anybody Can Write a Novel
Chapter 1 “Genres” – Section 4 “Supernatural”
With Links to Supplementary Material
A relative newcomer to the list of genres (and widely popularized by the show of the same name), the Supernatural genre is a sort of urban fantasy that involves such factors as subtle magic, monsters, the occult, demons, ghosts, and even God and the Devil. Unlike Fantasy, it is not very limited by time-period, and has a much darker feel. It also often involves the use of the sciences—as it takes place largely in the modern era. Today, I'm going to give you some tips for crafting a story in this genre.
Tip 1: Craft the