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The Problem With Infodumping

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[ARC] Artemis by Andy Weir

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Andy Weir is the author of The Martian, a book that I liked a lot, where the author displayed his ability in the hard sci-fi genre, that is the science fiction deeply based on scientific and technical details. 266 more words


[ARC] Artemis by Andy Weir

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Andy Weir è l’autore di L’uomo di Marte, romanzo che mi aveva decisamente appassionato e in cui l’autore dava prova di sapersi muovere nel campo della… 251 more words


Prologues, Good or Bad?

Why use a prologue?

I believe that if a prologue is an information dump (InfoDump) it is wrong. The reader will not read it. They want a story not an InfoDump. 1,190 more words

Writing Tips

To Infodump or not to Infodump

I worked on a neat little infographic for the better part of an hour, thinking I’d make this post pretty and succinct. Then I messed up the layout, got frustrated, and rolled with an entirely different blog post altogether. 431 more words


Magazine: Nonlocal #2

Nonlocal issue #2

I help the other castaways push the raft into the ocean.  It’s a big raft that took us an entire week to build — we used the wood from the signaling tower that I’d pulled down the week before, waving too enthusiastically to a passing cruise liner. 1,012 more words

Science Fiction

Part 46

The Shameless info Dump!

Think of it as an intermission if you will, told rather than shown, painting the scene for you before I introduce two new characters … if this was a film this would be your montage … 680 more words

Schrödinger's Cat