Chris was recently interviewed at SWRT about plotting science fiction stories. Highlights include:

  • How important is the science to science fiction?
  • Does the science need to be integral to the plot?
  • Conventions in sub-genre’s of science fiction.
  • What are reader expectations for characters and subplots?
  • More conventions of other sub-genres.
  • How can you break with conventions?
  • How you can use naming conventions and the familiar mixed with the unfamiliar in order to make things accessible to the reader.
  • Sub-genre: earth destruction.
  • Are there any genre’s that you shouldn’t mash up with science fiction?
  • Is retro trending in literature as well as film?

Watch the video here!

Story Works Round Table #13: Plotting Science Fiction with Chris Fox
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