Superheroes in Literature

Goodreads, the literary online source for readers and authors defines Superhero fiction as a genre that is part of speculative fiction. The wording of the definition is below.

Superhero fiction is a genre originating in and most common to American comic books, though it has expanded into other media through adaptations and original works. The form is a type of speculative fiction examining the adventures of costumed crime fighters known as superheroes, who often possess superhuman powers and battle similarly powered criminals known as super-villains.”
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Why Do We Write?- For Whom?

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One of the early things I read as a child was a comic book. It was about Superman and I was amazed at how quickly time passed as I read. I was hooked, the visual media evolving art and words intrigued me as a young man and I have never stopped since. From comics, I graduated to novels and one of the first books I read was Old Yeller by Fred Gipson. The devotion between boy and dog came through the pages. It was a simple story and yet a writing masterpiece in my young mind.
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The Gathering: Book One Of The Project Genesis Series

The Gathering: Book One Of The Genesis Project

My original novel The Gathering: Book One Of The Project Genesis Series is ready for a new release. Revised edition with a new chapter in print soon with new eBook also. SUBSCRIBE for updates. Set in today’s world it is an action adventure in a unique setting. It begins with a mass murderer, a news reporter, and a superhero. They share an event that will change their lives forever.

What if you could see into the other dimensions and react to the supernatural? What if they walked among us? People of great power. The Gathering of these people will change the world as we know it. The good and evil exist around us. Who controls them and to what end?

This is the original version of the Project Genesis series. Will notify when updated with new material. Please Subcribe above for information about the new issue coming soon.

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Fiction Defined

Fiction is the form of any narrative or informative work that deals, in part or in whole, with information or events that are not factual, but rather, imaginary—that is, invented by the author. Although fiction describes a major branch of literary work, it may also refer to theatrical, cinematic or musical work.

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Non-Fiction Defined

Non-Fiction is the form of any narrative, account, or other communicative work whose assertions and descriptions are understood to be factual. This presentation may be accurate or not—that is, it can give either a true or a false account of the subject in question—however, it is generally assumed that authors of such accounts believe them to be truthful at the time of their composition or, at least, pose them to their audience as historically or empirically true.

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