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Fictional : something invented by the imagination or feigned — Webster

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Fictional Realm : kingdom, sphere, or domain invented by the imagination or feigned — M.E.Hopper

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Fictional universe is a self-consistent imaginary setting with events, and often other elements, that differ from the real world. It may also be called an imagined, constructed or fictional realm (or world). Fictional universes may appears in novels, comics, films, television shows, video games and other creative works.

A fictional universe can be almost indistinguishable from the real world, except for the presence of the invented characters and events that characterize a work of fiction; at the other extreme it can bear little or no resemblance to reality, with invented fundamental principles of space and time.

The subject is most commonly addressed in reference to fictional universes that differ markedly from reality, such as those that introduce entire fictional cities, countries, or even planets, or those that contradict commonly known facts about the world and its history, or those that feature fantasy or science fiction concepts such as magic or faster than light travel—and especially those in which the deliberate development of the setting is a substantial focus of the work. — Wikipedia

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    on July 22, 2019 at 9:26 am

    Gambian writer inspires students on fiction writing  The PointThe Gambian writer currently attending a six-week writing training session at the Ebedi International Writers Residency programme continues to... […]

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    on July 22, 2019 at 9:02 am

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  • Sunday Times Literary Awards announces 2019...
    on July 22, 2019 at 7:25 am

    Sunday Times Literary Awards announces 2019 fiction, non-fiction shortlist finalists  Bizcommunity.comThe Sunday Times Literary Awards has unveiled the shortlists for the Alan Paton Award for Non-Fiction and the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize... […]

  • Empowering neurodivergence in Australia fiction -...
    on July 22, 2019 at 6:20 am

    Empowering neurodivergence in Australia fiction  The Adelaide ReviewIf you are not one of the half a million or so Australian readers who have read Graeme Simsion's Rosie trilogy, you need to discover Australian neurodivergence ... […]

  • Local Author Releases Work of Historical Fiction...
    on July 22, 2019 at 5:06 am

    Local Author Releases Work of Historical Fiction Set in Region | GantNews.com  GANT NewsPage Publishing Inc. is pleased to announce the release of a work of historical fiction by local author, Jason Gray Jr. The novel, “Washed Away,” is set in the ... […]