I've tried that - and it doesn't work. Not for me at least.
I'm not quite sure what it is. Maybe I feel like what I know is too boring. Maybe I just don't know how to make it sound interesting and entertaining.
Seriously though - dragons, fairies, and unicorns are much more fun. That's part of why I write fairy tales. If you get stuck in a boring spot, just throw in a dragon and you have an adventure.
Want to read more of this post? I'm over at Alexandra's blog This Journey of Journeys today!