It’s fantasy! It’s modern fiction! It’s … magical realism!


Author Kristin Bair O’Keeffe really is living the dream — the odd images that popped into her head when she was a kid turned out to be perfect for the magic-realism genre.

For those new to writing in the genre, she offers a set of basic guidelines to keep in mind and places to find inspiration for it.

(And for those unsure of how exactly to define the genre, she also provides a quick history and description of what it is and isn’t.)

Check out the post, along with suggested reading, on Writer’s Digest.