What are fiction and non-fiction?

Learn about the differences between fiction and non-fiction.

Fiction and non-fiction

Fiction is made up, you need to use your imagination when you are writing it. Types of fiction include plays, stories and poems.

There are many different types of non-fiction writing, such as newspapers, adverts, brochures, reference books and biographies. A non-fiction book is about facts. You can't just make it up.

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