admin wrote:It seems that many people who now work as editors were english majors, and internalized the idea that the only purpose of fiction is characterization. And by "characterization" they mean all of your characters must be shallow, selfish, greedy, and stupid -- in short, punks. After characterization, the next (and only) other purpose of fiction is to portray society, and by "society" they mean a dirty, corrupt, dehumanizing, dull, and hopeless society.
HAL Jr wrote:I'm gonna have to bite the bullet sometime and read William Gibson's Neuromancer, the father of cyberpunk?
As a lover of space based fiction I've just never found cyberpunk, or steampunk, appealing.
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