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There are many different types of non-fiction (factual) writing, such as newspapers, adverts, brochures, reference books (books about particular subjects) and biographies (books about the life of a particular person).

Although all these types of books are about facts, they each have their own style. When you are writing non-fiction it's important to use a style of writing that fits the subject.

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