Writing for Multiple Genres

Eshelle Butler was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago and has a BA in Marketing Communications and Journalism. She also has a background in music. In addition to being an Author, she is also a Poet, Screenwriter, and Blogger. Eshelle is divorced and has one child and currently resides in a small town outside of Chicago Illinois.
Hey there, Tuesday is Halloween and I always get inspired to write something spooky around this time of year. But I am currently still working on The Sacrifice and very close to finishing the first draft. The process has been slow and my patience is growing thin but I somehow manage to push on anyway because I want to finish this before the year is out. I recently started a new job so my time is limited but I will force myself to make time regardless. Horror writing is not my genre but I do enjoy writing stories with horror elements and dark undertones. My writing seems to be for multiple genres and I want to narrow it down to just one but can’t seem to do so.
I started out writing romance novels back in 1994 but I only published my second one. The first one that I wrote was not worth publishing. It was the first novel that I ever wrote so it wasn’t very good. Last year I decided that I didn’t want to write straight romance novels anymore. I had darker thoughts and ideas and needed to get them out. So, the next book was a paranormal story with some romance involved which turned out to be The Blood Oath. The book I am currently writing is not a romance novel or a paranormal story but it is set in the early 1950’s and there is a romance between the protagonist and a girl that he met. But that is not the only thing that the story focuses on. There is also something going on with his older brother Jason who is being recruited into the local street gang called The Sharks but when he is asked to do something that goes against what he believes