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,...