The Genres Get Married

Your brother, Sci-Fi, is already drunk and drifting off near a gardenia arrangement, probably spacing out. Kooky Aunt Magical Realism is in The Front Row in a funny hat, primed to catch the bouquet when it's thrown. You can't place it, but something's always been off about her.

The Genre Masquerade

I've heard a lot of writers (myself included) worrying about how to put their genre-blending novel into a demographic category without pigeonholing their writing. But defining genre depends on what you want to emphasize.