I finally got there! 50K words.... breathe that in for a moment. Fifty, thousand words.... in a month. What a challenge it was and although I feel I've achieved something it's the challenge that I've benefited from, it's been hard and it's hurt a bit and I got something out of it. Stories and characters … Continue reading My 50K Words Challenge Completed – Just
Hello bloggies, you might have noticed I've not been about much this month, I was hoping to be able to get on here a bit more but my time has been taken up with my Nanowrimo project. What this basically means is that rather than writing blog posts, I've been cranking out about 1600 words … Continue reading Where I’ve been, Nanowrimo and Writing
I loved this post so much – I had to re-blog it. Have a look at Sarah’s blog, she’s got great writing ideas, stories and imagination!
One of the things I love best about Science Fiction is the scale of thematic elements that we get to explore. This is true for creators and consumers of SF art. Of course, the best SF still tackles tangible “real life” conflicts. Some of the most common themes in literature are equally represented in Science Fiction:
- Coming of Age
- Courage and Perseverance
- Good vs Evil
However, the scale of these conflicts is often scaled up in Sci-Fi to encompass the world beyond human experience. What does it mean to fall in love with a machine? Is humanity ultimately good or evil? Will the planet seek revenge for the things we’ve done to it? Is there any way that humanity can redeem itself?
So I’ve collected some quotes about humanity that might inspire your next creative work. Enjoy!
#1 Educated Monsters
The more humans learn, it seems, the…
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Welcome to 100 Ways to Die in Space Hi there bloggies, welcome to a new and fun little feature - 100 ways to die in space. Taking inspiration from a million ways to die in the west I'll be taking a somewhat tongue in cheek at the many and various ways that space is somewhat … Continue reading 100 Ways to Die in Space – # 8 Asteroid Impact
Hi there bloggies, I don't know what to say. Even as this year draws to a close it comes up with more crap. I mean don't get me wrong I'm not surprised at all that the UK is going back into lockdown it's just that it feels very dejavu and this time there's not the … Continue reading Blog Orbit – Blog Date November 2020