Questor should be SF/Fantasy?

Questor_200x300I have two books published so far, Questor and The Eynan. Questor is simply labelled as Science Fiction/Futuristic and The Eynan as Fantasy/Adventure. I recently had a reader ask why Questor wasn’t labelled as Science Fiction Fantasy as the story contains elements of Fantasy in one of the alien races and I have to admit I was somewhat stymied by the question. I was so sure I had written a SF story set in the future that I didn’t take into account the fantasy aspect of the story, which does in fact play a rather large role in the second half of the story. I’m rather annoyed at my naivety now, I’ve probably lost some fantasy readers that would have enjoyed the story if it had been properly labelled:(

It’s too late now to change the genres as the book has been up on the various sales sites for some time, but you can be sure I’ll be more careful about complete genre information in future.


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