Tag Archives: Larry Niven

Time Traveling Like an Animal

Certain earth animals can time travel two different ways. They are both methods of what I call ignorant time travel. If you can somehow ignore time’s ordinary passage and “wake up” in the future – that is ignorant time travel. … Continue reading

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C’mon, High School Teachers, Teach Sensawunda

For this post, I was just going to bitch that the fiction gatekeepers in high school, the teachers, seem to ignore genre fiction. But then I thought back to my education more carefully and realized that grade 11 was a … Continue reading

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Polymath as Remedy

I hate novels about writing. I hate songs about music. I hate movies or television about Hollywood. I hate art that asks “what is art?” The first three of these were developed by me as a simple member of the … Continue reading

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Stories that are Setting Driven

Fiction writing has long been divided into the two areas of Genre fiction and Literary fiction. It has been said that one of the contrasting features of these two areas is that Genre fiction is plot driven and Literary fiction … Continue reading

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