Tag Archives: world-building

New Project: “Humanity’s Diaspora”

I have several story ideas that revolve around societies that have developed different ways of organising themselves and what might happen if they came into contact with one another. I actually know very little about anthropology or situations where this … Continue reading

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Questions for your Utopia

In the June edition of Doctor Who Magazine (available in May in UK, I assume because overseas sales or something?), there is an interview with Frank Cottrell-Boyce, the writer of episode “Smile” (the one with the emojibots and Vardy nanobots). … Continue reading

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Shortcuts, world-building and research (clue – there better not be any shortcuts)

Chris @ Writing About Writing has, in his latest mailbox roundup, responded to the “sci-fi avoids research” question that I am sure is a common one from wannabe writers. He replies: If you think your the sf/f fandom will go … Continue reading

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