Tag: science fiction

Free Character Template for Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

It can be a little challenging, when coming up with characters for your new fantasy or science fiction book, to know where to begin. That’s why I’ve put together this simple, minimalist character template for writing fantasy to help you start straight away with the basics. I find that I can get bogged down with

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Anticipated SFF Releases (2020)

I try to keep the number of series I am reading to a minimum – not that it does much good! – and I also tend to read a lot of series that are already finished, because I love it when I can just read through to the end as soon as I like! Obviously

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2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 I won’t lie: I began reading 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke because I felt like I had to. It’s a book everyone talks about, and many who do have never read it. I’ll get around to the film soon too. Because of this, I never thought I

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The Mandalorian is the Star Wars We Need

Star Wars is dying. It’s an unfortunate truth but the truth nonetheless. The current trilogy that is coming to an end this Christmas is a relief more in the fact that it is ending than we get to see the new film at last. Another truth, however, is that the universe in which Star Wars

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Worldbuilding #2: The Importance of Character

I am a huge fan of the way Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ trilogy does not rely on the importance of character. This may seem like an odd introduction to a post about the importance of character, however I just wanted to iterate that I believe good books have been written, and can still be written, where this

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Binti by Nnedi Okorafor: Book Review

Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not

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