Thursday, March 10, 2016

I’d Rather Write About Science Than Magic

No cultural appropriation issues to worry about. No sweating over some laborious explanation of how the magic works. No cheesy “I win” buttons such as level 47 fireballs. Plenty of video games and coffee.

Charles Stross wrote a handy Taxonomy of Cliches in SpaceOpera and if I ever do write a space opera as threatened, I intend to be studying this list in great detail. And probably also finding some beta readers. 

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