Writing science fiction – free tools for the trade

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One of the biggest challenges for a writer who wants to write science fiction is to be up-to-date with the most recent developments of real world science, not to mention the constant upgrade of the speculations about the nature of our universe. We all know that a science fiction novel (or whatever format) is not an essay about some peculiar field of science. We also know that without enough scientific (or para-scientific) elements in the story we’re not writing science fiction but some kind of fantasy (that’s not a problem, of course, but we’re talking about sci-fi right now).

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Still alive

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…and kicking, the complete title of this post should be like that. Has been months since the last time I’ve written a word here and it will take a while to set up a regular rhytm of blogging. What happened in this months? A lot, of course. I have a very busy life and more than my share of things to do everyday. But I will like to share with you a couple of thing that I’m particulary fond of.

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