Conventions of the Book & Blog Genre

Book: gray, “black and white”, font: “blocky”, “sterile”, “official”; title (on top with lines on top and bottom), subtitle (underneath title), editors, lost of space, text is centered on first page, publisher info at the bottom, bottom of each page has either title of section or first editor with page number, works cited page at the end with superscript to show where the citation is relevant, no pictures, things from another text is indented inside, uses italicized fonts to bring attention, meant for a more experienced audience

Blog: pictures (for header and to start posts, included with most links on the side, picture of creator), very colorful (green purple, pink, orange, some gray, white and black), “whimsical font”, includes tweets by creator, has about creator stuff on the side along with links to her social media and email list, top posts and pages on side, top themes in different sized fonts, link to academic publications, link to commenting policy, tags for each post to the themes it fits in, not much unused space, link at top to her website, drop down menus of resources and research themes at top, contact link at top, constantly updated, there are posts and pages, short posts with continue reading links if reader wants to read more, uses different fonts to organize ideas, meant for a more contemporary audience

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