Imagine non-genre authors writing SF

Discussion in 'Writing' started by Boreas, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. Boreas

    Boreas n log(log n) Staff Member

    The weekly British magazine The Spectator holds regular literary competitions. For competition no. 3061, they invited participants to imagine well-known authors writing science fiction.

    Here's the link to the top five flash-fiction entries - science fiction stories as written by George and Weedon Grossmith, P. G. Wodehouse, Charles Dickens, Joseph Conrad and Raymond Chandler:

    I thought some of the writers on this forum (or anyone else) might find something like this a fun exercise. Imagine well-known or even some of your favourite non-genre authors writing a piece of science-flash-fiction.
  2. Tiran

    Tiran Well-Known Member

    Isn't A Christmas Carole already a speculative fiction story?
  3. Boreas

    Boreas n log(log n) Staff Member

    Sure, a ghost story, but it's not SF.
  4. Tiran

    Tiran Well-Known Member

    Very true.
  5. EdwardOrozco

    EdwardOrozco Full Member

    Authors of any type can be found in the Web. What one do you need? The most interesting one is edubirdy that is very responsible of the paper writing from all over the world. So there are several of them that can be found in the Internet and are not too complicated to be so.

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