Generally on this blog I’ve covered writing craft. (See the topics on the right-hand sidebar for those posts.) But to be successful in the business of writing, you have to understand the market too. K-lytics provides reports on subgenres of popular fiction. Digging deep into these can help you understand what is selling, so you know how to write novels that appeal to a large audience. Here are some of their recent reports on romance subgenres – plus sci-fi & fantasy and mystery, thrillers, and suspense. ($37 each or get access to all reports for $97 per month and download all those of interest!)
K-lytics Paranormal Romance Seminar: A report and video for those writing steamy novels about vampires, shifters, werewolves, or the like. (Or if you'd like to get to know this genre.)
Women's Fiction features powerful heroines kicking their midlife problems with
sass, magic, mystery, and adventure. Learn which types of titles, covers, and
The Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Report: This genre has maintained its strong market position on Kindle as we entered 2023.
Kris Bock writes novels of mystery, suspense, and romance. In the Accidental Detective series, a witty journalist solves mysteries in Arizona and tackles the challenges of turning fifty. Furrever Friends Sweet Romance series In the Accidental Billionaire Cowboys series, a Texas ranching family wins a fortune in the lottery, which causes as many problems as it solves. Sign up for the Kris Bock Mystery and Romance newsletter and get a free Accidental Detective short story and bonus material, a free 30-page sweet romance set in the world of the Furrever Friends cat café, and a printable copy of the recipes mentioned in the cat café novels.
Kris also writes a series with her brother, scriptwriter Douglas J Eboch, who wrote the original screenplay for the movie Sweet Home Alabama. The Felony Melanie series follows the crazy antics of Melanie, Jake, and their friends a decade before the events of the movie. Sign up for the romantic comedy newsletter to get a short story preview, or find the books at Amazon US or All E-book retailers.