Signal Boost: SINGULARITY SUNRISE!

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Signal Boost: SINGULARITY SUNRISE! A friend of mine is running a kickstarter for a Cyperpunk novel series in the old style. (i.e. not a LitRPG) If you like a cross between the futurism of William Gibson and the...

The Taste for Realism

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog The Taste for Realism I have seen, and admittedly indulged in that fan activity I will call the Fact Checking Game. It goes like this: First, you take some work of fiction, particularly a popular one, and you find some...

Philosophical Diversity in Fiction

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Philosophical Diversity in Fiction No, this is not a post about the culture war. Chill. This post is about writing other cultures such that they are believable–not as middle-class Westerners wearing funny hats,...

On Gratuitous Rape

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog On Gratuitous Rape This is not a happy-go-lucky post. If this subject matter disturbs you, I suggest reading something else, or perhaps waiting a few days–I plan to blog more frequently in the future. The taste of...