Dustin Williams On How To Create Compelling Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories

Kristin Marquet
Authority Magazine
Published in
16 min readJun 4, 2024

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I mix my real-life science writing with fiction writing. I’m not afraid to toss a few (and only a few) words in that I know people will have to look up in a dictionary because there’s an element of education that I want people to gain along with my storytelling.

Science Fiction and Fantasy are hugely popular genres. What does it take for a writer today, to write compelling and successful Science Fiction and Fantasy stories? Authority Magazine started a new series called “How To Write Compelling Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories”. In this series, we are talking to anyone who is a Science Fiction or Fantasy author, or an authority or expert on how to write compelling Science Fiction and Fantasy .

As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dustin Williams.

Dustin Williams is an author and Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah. Dustin’s passion lies in developing medical technologies to help heal those who suffer. Writing is a secondary passion as the outlets of story and imagination are morphine for the mind. Dustin has published over 50 scientific papers

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Kristin Marquet
Authority Magazine

Publicist and author based in New York City. Founder and Creative Director of FemFounder.co and Marquet-Media.com.