To my understanding genre is more about a theme or a certain way of something. For instance if someone says their genre is fictional they are most likely to write in a narrative format.
10 Genre’s I encounter everyday
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My two favorite genres would have to be leadership and self development because those are the two things I always seem to gravitate towards. Their audience range from younger and older people who are really into bettering themselves and growing as individuals. I really like the type of language they use because it is very inspiring to me and very thorough. I appreciate language that is extremely analytical that leaves room for thought after reading it.