Genre bingo (or How to Write a Bestselling Book/Hit Movie) :
Life isn’t divided into genres. It’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you’re lucky. —Alan Moore, The Mustard (January 2005)
Genre mashups such as The Devil’s Mouth by today’s guest, Matt Kincade, are a great way to breathe life into established genres. And it’s fun: just pick a genre—any genre—and then mix with one or two more that have nothing to do with it.
Two quick and easy ways to do it are to add zombies—
And/or do it in space—
—Western + Space = Firefly
Want to mash more genres? How about what these movies did?
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