Writing Across Genre

There are patterns to genre writing. What are these? And what about mixing genres? Genre needs to be considered not only in terms of craft, but, as importantly, in terms of your career. Should you pigeon-hole yourself? Should you spread yourself out? How does your background and your creative process play into your genre? The presenter is the only male author on the Romance Writers of America, hit bestseller lists in military thriller, science fiction, historical fiction and nonfiction.