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?
Just as George Orwell warned, governments don’t have to be the censors for free speech and free expression to be fatally stifled.
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 […]
Being a writer is a hard, tedious, and exhausting life. Don’t get me wrong—I love the process of writing and creating, but a writer doesn’t choose to write. It’s innate, it’s unstoppable, and it’s sometimes downright cruel. On the flip side, writing can take you to places that never existed; you’re on an exclusive journey […]
It’s been over two months since I’ve written a single word either for my employer or myself. Simply […]