The Difficulty of SF

For the writer, every genre has its quirks and its peculiar difficulties. The peculiar difficulty of science fiction is that, at least to be true to form, there must be an aspect of science that is so integral to the plot that removing it causes the entire story to collapse…. Continue reading

But They Were Based on Real Aliens!

When writing science fiction, one can run into some interesting situations where choices must be made. I like hard science fiction quite a bit, and I write what many might consider to be hard science fiction at least part of the time. One thing the hard SF writer must occasionally… Continue reading