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.
One key component that confers true happiness is missing.
This is an easy dystopian or anti-utopian read, even for the fussiest of readers.
(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…
This is a whole other league of creepy, this is a whole other league of invasive and the fact that there’s been no discussion around this is really weird.
A Police State may be on the horizons, and here’s why.
Pandas are cute. Toddlers eating the mud delicacy they have spent hours making in the backyard – cute. Even the grub crawling along in its slimy trail has its qualities. But talk to me about parasites? It’s strange, I get two images: those burrowing deep within the skin, having to be pulled out one inch…
As the finale of Season 6 comes to a close, The Walking Dead is as much alive today (mind the pun) as it was when it debuted in our living rooms in 2010. The topic, however, is one I have deliberately steered from in all my dystopian ramblings. As big a fan as I am…