Dystopian ≠ Realistic
Why I won’t ride that bandwagon
I grew up reading science fiction. Old science fiction. Wells. Verne. Asimov. Heinlein. Clark.
Were those guys great writers? Not on your life. Not a one of them could hold a candle to David Brin, C.D. Cherryh, Dan Simmons, or Octavia Butler.
But in those days, we didn’t ask great craft of science fiction writers. What we…