Re: RARA-AVIS: Plots with Ray Guns

Date: 01 Jun 2009

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    Quoting Frederick Zackel <>:

    > Please check out the Future of Crime Fiction ...
    > As Neil Smith described it, "It's like this: Imagine you're a crime writer
    > living in the year 2509. What sort of stories will pulp & noir slingers be
    > pumping out by then? What will crime look like? What new bad things will we
    > have found to do to each other? And what will the guns look like? (And if
    > you say "There won't be any", well, you're a sadly deluded optimist, aren't
    > you?) In other words, you're not writing Science Fiction,
    > but rather the world outside your window (whatever world that may be).

    That's actually most definitely writing Science Fiction.

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