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by johnprater
Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: How Fast Should a Space Station Rotate?
Replies: 10
Views: 311

Re: How Fast Should a Space Station Rotate?

In Soft Science Fiction, artificial gravity is produced by gravity plates and repulsor or attractor fields. Sometimes, the author doesn't mention it at all, leaving the reader to wonder what fantastic mechanism keeps characters on the floor. Soft Scifi, or Fantasy in space, doesn't need to adhere t...
by johnprater
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Enjoy?
Replies: 190
Views: 66340

Re: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Enjoy?

I'm a big fan of The Lord of The Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien. Also, Solaris by Stanislaw Lem is a great book. Very intriguing and I was enjoying every part. However, I started to read more non-fiction books. You can learn different things and facts from them, and I think they are very useful.
by johnprater
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Reading vs writing
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Reading vs writing

For me, it's important to read as much as you can. I think that reading is vital to the quality of your writings. You can spend many hours reading and eventually you will get a great paper. However, it's also important to practice writing because you can't just sit and write something great without ...

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