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Futureproofing Sci-Fi And Fantasy
From Sunday 14:00 until Sunday 15:00 (60 Minutes)Participants: Dave Cake, Nicole Canal, Chris McMahon, Brian Walls
Tags: Fantasy, Literature, Media, Multi, Sci-Fi
Certain works – including some earlier hailed as classics – are so bound to the time of writing that they’re unreadable today. Is it a question of writing style, outdated science, simply different ideas about what questions are interesting? A discussion of what went wrong and how modern writers and screenwriters might make today’s speculative fiction timeless.