As a writer, do you have a favorite genre of writing? Can you write about anything or just the thing you do best? That . novel, and I find them more fun to write as well. My favorite genre for writing would be thrillers as well. They tend to. draw me into writing and give me better perspective of. and urban fantasy. I read across all genres. -- 04 Nov 2012, 11:15 -- For writing I prefer fantasy and urban fantasy. I. the mistake of mixing horror writers with horrible writers. I found myself saying over and over 'I could write better than this guy. am not really interested in fantasy or science fiction. My favorite genre is realistic fantasy, where theres something magical set right in.