This student guide presents 6 writing genres (autobiography, fantasy, letter, mystery, adventure and photo essay) in a concise manner. A description of the purpose of the genre is given as well as a step by step outline of the format and the crucial elements to include. Point of view, text organization, description, tense, characters, setting, plot, etc. are all discussed in relevant writing styles. 1 page per genre, with a visual cue to inspire each piece of writing.