Posts Tagged ‘Mars’

NaNoWriMo in Space?

Joi Weaver shares some thoughts on why you should consider writing a novel next month–and why you should be excited about space travel: It’s always tempting, when talking of influencing culture, to buy into the “magic bullet” theory, the idea that a single cultural item will change...
October 20th, 2011 | Art & Literature, Blogging, Media, Other | Read More

Because Beating the Russians Wasn’t Enough: Crafting A Martian Narrative

Joi Weaver proposes that space exploration, that boon of sci-fi fans and writers, lacks a compelling narrative outside the scientific community. It’s ironic that a subject that has served so many artists so well may itself suffer from poor storytelling, but the ongoing shut down of poorly-funded...
August 1st, 2011 | Art & Literature, Blogging, Creation Care, Culture, Media, Other, Science, Technology | Read More