Winter School: Writing Science Fiction
Summary:Looking to learn the ins and outs of Science Fiction? Want to know how to create convincing and immersive alternative worlds?
Keen to understand the difference between different SF sub-genres? Seeking insights into avoiding SF clichés? Curious about SF that doesn’t include robots, aliens or space travel? Hungering for tips on how to include robots, aliens and space travel? This workshop is for you.
You will learn
- about world building
- how to handle the integration of background detail
- tips for creating that ‘willing suspension of disbelief’
- how to avoid SF clichés
- the difference between SF and Fantasy.
About Michael Pryor
Michael Pryor writes fantasy and science fiction, mostly for teenagers. He has published more than thirty novels and 50 something short stories. He is one of the co-publishers of Aurealis, Australia’s longest running Fantasy and SF magazine. He has been shortlisted for the Aurealis Award seven times, and seven of his books have been CBCA Notable books. His website is www.michaelpryor.com.au.
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