TAP031, Write a Novel with Genre Expectations in Mind (Part 2 of 2)

Welcome to the final instalment of this two-part mini-series on how to write a novel with genre expectations in mind. There’s nothing worse than reaching the halfway mark as you write your first draft or even as your starting the revision stage, to realise that you’re not sure if there’s a market for your book. If this is where you are at then don’t panic, it’s quite normal to not know what genre you are writing in as your write or finish your first book. But, there’s something you can do about it.  In this episode, I’m going to share with you five steps to revising your story with genre expectations in mind.

TAP030, Write A Novel with Genre Expectations in Mind (Part 1 of 2)

In this episode, I will discuss whether you should write a novel with genre expectations in mind and share tips to help you write a story that your readers will love.

TAP029, What to Expect from Season Three of the Authorpreneur Podcast

Coming up in the show, I’m going to share exactly what you can expect from season three of the Authorpreneur Podcast.

BTS043, Revising a Murder Mystery, Creating a Book Marketing Plan, and Feeling Scared to Self Publish | August Author Diary Update, Part Two

In this episode, I discuss revising a murder mystery novella and creating a book marketing plan for the Candidate. And, I share how I began to feel scared to self publish.

About the Author




I’m Amelia Hay. I write under the pen name A. D. Hay.


I’m the author of the James Lalonde Mystery Novels and the host of The Authorpreneur Podcast.


I help aspiring authors just like you, to write, brand and market their books, so they can create their dream business, build their author platform, and be creatively independent.




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