This article is by Duncan McGeary.
I’ve never subscribed to the notion that one must “write about what you know.”
I mean, what do I know about a wild pig apocalypses? Or vampires who evolve? Or Donner Party werewolves? Or Bigfoot and gold miners?
This stuff is spun out of my imagination, and even when I research, I like to have the basics correct while I allow my ingenuity to create the rest.
But I see no reason why I can’t set my stories in places I know, as much as possible.Continue Reading