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The Newest Genre: Cyberbilly

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CyberbillyA writing genre
that crosses cyberpunk
with hillbilly
.

A writer in Georgia said he's writing in this new genre. That said, his detailed definition of what exactly constituted "cyberbilly" was confusing at best (and I told him that the combination of cyberpunk and hillbilly, in my opinion, makes little sense), but he seemed to have a good grasp of what he was doing—and that's all that matters.

Regardless—it's an awesome name for a new genre, no? Literary agents always say, "Don't follow trends; instead, write as if to start the next trend." Well, this guy was listening!

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