[LMB] Details in Science Fiction

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Mon Nov 23 21:00:06 GMT 2020



> On Nov 23, 2020, at 2:23 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The problems really arise when the absence of the detail would have caused
> people to have issues when the story was first issued.  To use the H. Beam
> Piper example - if no one had been smoking, would people have found that
> strange and alienating at the time?  I suspect so.
> 
> Matt G.

That’s one reason writers are changing from science fiction to fantasy, as She
Herself hath said it..

—
Alfred Adler—“Do the wrong thing or feel guilty, but not both.”



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