Last week’s WW: Be Not Afraid
That is the question. The answer is simple: Of course!
But is it really that easy?
What is a genre, if not using an existing idea to write something that fits within it? I don’t think that anyone would argue that writing in an existing genre automatically makes a story unoriginal. But where do we draw the line? Want to write scifi, ok. Want to write about scifi nanites, ok. Want to write about scifi nanites in a post-apocalypic world, probably still ok. How about nanites in a post-apocalypic, technologically advaced scifi world? I sure hope that’s alright, cause I’m doing that now. How specific must an idea get before it becomes a take-off of something else? Continue reading