If you write speculative speculative fiction--sci-fi, fantasy, paranormal--or even about a sub-culture of society--the Amish, college marching bands, etc.--you need to introduce the reader to your world. How do you do it?
I haven't done a comparative study, but it seems that the most common method is to bring in a new character, often the MC, and have the world unfold as he or she discovers it.
For example, one could send a New York doctor to live in a small town in Alaska (Northern Exposure).
So, if you're a writer with your own world or sub-culture, how do YOU bring the reader in?
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