As writers it is our job to write believable. If that includes writing about things that can never happen in real life, our jobs are extra hard. Some authors are up to the challenge, others are not. Here are a few who not only were but did such a wonderful job at it that they really fooled people into believing that what they wrote actually happened.

7 Scifi Literary and Journalistic Hoaxes that Readers Believed – io9
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