Free Chapters of The Watchers: A Dystopian Thriller

(By Aral Bereux) Although Julianna Rae’s story recalls a fictional time when the One World Order grasps the United States of America in its stranglehold, events and new technology development are based on current times. Electronic tattoos, RFID chips, hostile drones and the Social Credit System are all insidious certainties threatening our innate rights as…

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…

What is Dystopian Fiction?

As a sub-genre of science fiction, the popular dystopian novel can challenge readers’ views about current social and political climates, offer warnings, and in some instances, inspire action. But how is dystopian fiction determined?

The Dystopian Novel that Foresaw the Nightmares of Socialism

By Bryan Caplan Decades before the socialists gained power, Eugene Richter saw the writing on the wall. n the mid-nineteenth century, a new political movement arose: socialism. Germany was its epicenter. The German Karl Marx was its leading thinker, and the Social Democratic Party of Germany its leading organization. The socialists denounced capitalist inequality and…