Just had a funny experience

I joined a writing group with seven other fantasy/sf writers, one of whom was a friend.

Imagine my surprise when some of these ladies read Chapter One of my latest work and don’t seem to understand what is magic and what is not, think a magician asking for a sample of a solicitor’s wares is propositioning someone, and suggest that I replace "roleplaying character" with "roleplay character."  (That was the weirdest…did this person have no geek in her?)

Then I got it.


They are Paranormal Romance fans.

Nowadays, that counts as fantasy.