What is Realistic Fiction? Characteristics and Style

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I was born to write speculative fiction, but spec editors don’t seem to share my readings of fate. After five years of trying to climb SFF mountain — short stories, novels, even nonfiction articles — I accepted my failures and moved on.

Where do you go after you’ve spent half a decade in the same spot? A coworker had once told me that I should try writing my own story…

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Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston

Writer of fiction, documentarian, currently stranded in Asia. Learn more at www.findthefabulist.com.