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What is Spec-Fic?

imageOne of the challenges I encountered when I began writing, was classifying what genre my stories best fit into.

Since my tales didn’t consistently fit into any one genre, I always dreaded being asked what genre I wrote in because I never had an answer.

Then I discovered the existence of a genre known as speculative fiction and I immediately had an aha! moment. It was a perfect fit.

Spec-Fic is a wide genre that many other genres fall under. Everything from science fiction to dystopian fiction can be found under the Spec-Fic umbrella.

But what’s the point of Speculative Fiction? Why not just call it by whatever other genre it can be categorized by?

That’s a good question that has two good answers.

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