Is a Dystopia Synonymous with Humanity?

Why Dystopian? It’s a question I’m inevitably asked when discussing my books and essays. My short answer is: Do I get a choice? Followed by my long answer: It’s what makes us human. The dystopian genre is a messy reflection of the good, bad and in-betweens of humanity in difficult situations. The dystopian society is an…

The Top 10 Dystopian Songs

  (By Aral Bereux) Some of the greatest hits of all time have been created with dystopian themes. Music, books and films — they strike a proverbial chord with audiences. From Prince to Good Charlotte, Imagine Dragons and Bright Eyes, here are but a few music hits to consider. Eve of Destruction, Barry McGuire. The…

Scientists Baffled as Earth’s Magnetic North Pole is Moving Faster than Ever

If you’re scratching for the next dystopian plot twist to humanity’s fate, look no further than the Earth’s magnetic north pole shifting at unprecedented speeds. Experts are unsure why this is occurring, but some have hypothesized that the shift is part of an overdue fluctuation where the magnetic poles can flip. This event occurs every…

The History of Cancer Treatment Will Terrify You

Rockefeller ensured the chemicals his company produced were the only chemicals used as the basis of chemical intervention against all diseases, no matter what they were—and his intention was to rid the medical colleges of holistic medicine.

Write an Ending That’s Right for Your Book

On occasion, writers try too hard to write a twist at the ending of the book. It comes in the form of a cliffhanger or departs from the audience-capturing content already written in prior chapters. The important issue at hand is don’t. Forget the cliffhanger unless you’re planning a sequel, and forget the plot twist…