When you hear the term “Speculative Fiction” what comes to mind? Spaceships? Monsters? Wizards? Speculative Fiction is all of those things (and more)! But what, exactly, is it?
Getting started in fiction is a tricky thing. Creating a believable plot, lovable characters, and a realistic world is more than the sum total of life experience and hearsay. If you’ve got an idea in your head that you just need to get out, it might seem as simple as pulling out a piece of paper, calling it Page One, and starting your first chapter.