Hi, all. I did an entry (associated with my upcoming course) for the Savvy Authors blog. Here's how it begins...
Science fiction and fantasy writers have no excuse for not making every page compelling and original. They have a universe (or multiverse) of possibilities. If you’re writing a contemporary story, it can be a lot harder to find ways to discover points of interest in setting that are filled with the commonplace and familiar. But you can borrow techniques from speculative writers to make even the most humdrum locale imaginative and enticing.
For more, go to the Savvy Authors site.