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How to Write Sci-Fi

Sci-fi is a peculiar genre to try and tackle because, despite being in the public eye since the 17th Century, it’s still a relatively niche readership. Can you count the number of sci-fi books you have read? It does not help that the genre has a preconceived stereotype for having confusing technobabble or ambiguous themes. Sci-fi is a difficult genre, but it is not impossible for a writer to delve into. It is important to take into consideration if your sci-fi is about the technology or if it is a character-centric story, what purpose your sci-fi serves, why the technology/aliens are important, and creating a thought-out setting.

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