Tag Archives: science fiction writing

2017 Events

Greetings all and a very Happy New Year to you all. I’m currently just over half-way through the ‘bonus-edit’ of Silence and really pleased with the transformation so far. I regret that it got released before it was really ready … Continue reading

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What’s Left Unsaid – Writing Horror and Another #FlashForFriday

One aspect of good writing, particularly horror writing, is that which is not said. Our imaginations can produce scenarios far more unnerving and thrilling than any words on a page can prescribe, so, when writing, especially horror, thrillers or ghost stories, don’t … Continue reading

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11 Exhausted SF Tropes You Should Avoid. Really.

Originally posted on Carrie Cuinn:
Some ideas have been done to death in science fiction. We all know there are no new ideas anymore, and what matters most is the execution of the idea you stole have, but there are…

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Picture Perfect

They say a picture paints a thousand words. Ideally, as fiction writers we don’t literally want to be using a thousand words to set a backdrop in our narrative. However, a well-realised setting can go a long way to firing the reader’s imagination. … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack of the Movie

I don’t think there are many fiction writers, especially members of the fantasy/sci-fi crew, that haven’t at least day-dreamed about the movie of their book. I know I have. Maybe more than most. This is mainly due to the fact … Continue reading

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Is there such a thing at Too Much Inspiration?

Oh for, Pete’s sake! I’ve only gone and come up with an idea for a sequel to Zero.  Zero is a sci-fi novel I thought of some time ago which I catalogued on here and then placed back on the … Continue reading

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