My mind has always worked in "what-ifs." Sometimes that makes me a science fiction writer. Often, it makes me an alternate history writer. Once in a while, it makes me a pure historical writer.
I tend to view current events through two prisms: the prism of my real life, with all its needs, opinions, and limitations, and the prism of my imaginary life, which knows no real bounds. Sometimes, when current events overwhelm my real life, I take solace in my imaginary life. I have lists of what-ifs, some of which I wrote after a big event, like . . .
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- The Grantville Gazette Staff