Science Fiction Writing: It’s About the Fiction Not the Science

NicHeadshot-featured“Science Fiction Writing: It’s About the Fiction Not the Science” by Nic Kelman. 10 December, 2015 . The Writer’s Dig | Writer’s Digest.

“I love science. I focused on it in High School, I majored in a science in college, and I read about it for at least an hour every day.

I also love fiction. All the time I dedicated to becoming a scientist when I was younger had been inspired by the science-fiction I had read. It took me quite some time to realize the thrills I got from the moments of discovery I read about would be few and far between in the practice of real science. In other words, it took me quite some time to realize what I loved about science fiction was the fiction, not the science.

The single biggest trap of writing science fiction is focusing on the science, not the fiction.”

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