Before you commit yourself to thousands of words, see how you go with these tasks. They may seem simple, but I promise they’ll help with your insight.
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?
Sometimes all you need are a few short sentences to summarise the current situation, or remind you of humanity’s fragility.
Banned books, dystopian books and books that help you to survive. This is the original list.
By Anna Mathews George Orwell’s novel 1984 was incredibly popular at the time it was published, and it […]
In Hangzhou, China, a high school has implemented facial recognition technology in the classroom. The system scans and […]
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This is an easy dystopian or anti-utopian read, even for the fussiest of readers.
1984, the brilliant piece about communism has turned on itself in real life. It is no longer a popular piece of entertainment but a functional handbook.
It’s a page out of Orwell’s 1984. The increasing revelations about surveillance across the globe into our private […]
Why Dystopian? It’s a question I’m inevitably asked when discussing my books and essays. My short answer is: […]
Sink holes, with toxic steam and smoke rising from the ground, remind the visitor that something is amiss.