Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Science Fiction or Science?

The Aremac Project is getting closer to being science non-fiction:

Moral? When you write science-fiction, be sure to place your setting far enough into the future, or science will catch up with you.

I think mind-reading to the level in The Aremac Project is still at least a decade off, but you never know.

I don't generally recommend ambiguity as a writing technique, but in this case I'm glad I gave no specific dates in the novel.