A note on genre I recently had a conversation with a student to whom I asked why he was making the choice to speak of space colonies in his story, when his story didn’t need different planets and he didn’t wish to address the colonial aspect. To this, he answered that he wanted to write… Read More It’s a cyberpunk paranormal urban fantasy with like romantic mystery and war
Ensemble casts versus lone protagonists This post is a response to a special request. If you would like to special request a post on a particular subject, please go to icecreamforzombies.tumblr.com and click on “Got a question about writing?” in red under the page’s subtitle, and ask your question. All special requests will be treated… Read More Who’s this about, anyway?
Or, the essential difference between being BELIEVABLE and REALISTIC Science-fiction, fantasy, and paranormal writing expose us to worlds that may be similar or vastly different from our own, but which all share one essential trait: some or all of what goes on in there is not, according to the current understanding of the universe and/or… Read More That’s crazy, but I get it