What is Spec Fic?

Speculative fiction is a term now widely used to describe the literary genre that encompasses any fiction with  supernatural, fantastical or futuristic elements  (http://www.collinsdictionary.com), such as:

  • science fiction
  • fantasy
  • science fantasy
  • historical fantasy
  • alternative history
  • steampunk/ gaslight/ gaslamp
  • supernatural fiction
  • horror
  • apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction

Just to name a few…

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