Writing Fantasy and Sci-Fi like making magic, and not just because you can translate abstract concepts of thought into a handful of symbols and have someone else explicitly understand them.
It also gives the writers to rewrite reality. Imagining a world where the Rebels won the American Civil War? Easy! Creating a universe where rainbow-striped unicorns prance in fields of sour candy grass with Multi-Best-Actor-Winner Leonardo DiCaprio riding on their backs? Well. As long as readers believe it, it’s real.
Fantasy and Sci-Fi can make some huge breaks with what we consider “real” like…
And of course, there’s an entry from my own crazy new work-in-progress: