Context changes guest blog on SFR Brigade! :)

Hi Everyone! I did a guest blog on the Science Fiction Romance Brigade about Context Changes and how they contribute to science fiction writing. But even if you’re a reader, knowing about context changes can be a great tool in your arsenal. It helps you understand science fiction worldbuilding architecture and the types of context changes you like can explain why you love some books a lot more than others.

And if you’ve never checked out the SFR Brigade before, there is a list of new SFR releases each week, blogs, and a whole lot more! Feel free to check out my blog on their site here.

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Guardians of the Galaxy II and Alien Invasion – Why we need sadness in fiction

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.

In this day and age, putting out a blockbuster like that takes guts. Most people are looking for escapism in their entertainment, and ‘sad’ movies don’t particularly do well for repeat viewings.

But life is not always happy, is it? Read more…