Are you the go-to person in your circle of friends for book recommendations? Do people come to you for guidance on what to read next? Congratulations, my friend, you have been anointed with the gift of book recommendation! But with great power comes great responsibility. You don’t want to steer your friends wrong or worse, […]
How Do You Know If A Story Is Science Fiction?
For people who are sci-fi fanatics, it’s probably easy to tell whether or not a movie, book, or story is science fiction or not. However, it isn’t always that simple. Some stories straddle the line between science fiction and other genres. There are a few ways to tell if a tale falls into this category. […]
Is It Hard To Be A Fiction Writer?
If you are passionate about writing, you may be wondering how hard it would be to make a living off of your work. After all, there are plenty of fiction writers who have made a lot of money from their books – we’ve all heard of J.K. Rowling’s rags-to-riches story after all. How hard can […]
What Is The Oldest Science Fiction Story?
As a fan of science fiction, it is always so interesting to think about the origins of the genre itself. Science fiction is a bit of a weird genre. It requires an imaginative look at science, so we tend to think of the genre as being quite new, but it goes back farther than you […]
5 Reasons To Write Short Stories
If you are an aspiring novelist, you may not think to bother with short stories. They can feel too limiting, as you only have so many pages to tell a story before it stops being short. However, there are actually a lot of great reasons to write short stories, especially if you have never tried […]