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SfiFi fanatic needs help
« on: February 03, 2018, 12:23:10 AM »
Firstly, I'm a writing/publishing virgin, so be gentle! :o

I'm really more of a reader than a writer. These last few years, however, I'm reading the good stuff faster than people are writing it. So rather than complaining about it, I'm writing the sort of hard SciFi that I want to read. I'm aiming at SciFi so hard it should hit the floor with a clang if dropped, but specifically not Marines in Space or Battleships vs. Aliens. The story is about advanced AI (good & bad), exotic future tech, nature of the universe, the Fermi Paradox, and the future of humanity.  Plus a hint of Fantasy from alien magic.

If you've managed to get this far without losing the will to live - great! You may be able to help me. I need alpha & beta readers who care about the sort of SciFi I care about, to make sure I'm not just going off into the weeds. Or are we a dying breed doomed to extinction?  :'(

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Re: SfiFi fanatic needs help
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 10:20:08 AM »
Hello,

Welcome to the KBoards, home of the friendliest and most knowledgeable indie writers and editors on the Internet.  Make yourself at home and ask anything. You'll get thoughtful, useful answers.

Here's wishing you success with your writing.  I'm sure you'll be able to find willing beta readers.  Drop by my website when you're ready for an editor. :)

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Re: SfiFi fanatic needs help
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2018, 12:51:54 AM »
Hi Julie -

Thanks for the encouraging words.  I dropped by your website and was happy to learn that "Its your world, and I wont try to change that." As a writer who is both very inexperienced and very self-opinionated, that is reassuring to me (and ominous for you, of course).   ;)


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Re: SfiFi fanatic needs help
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2018, 01:16:21 AM »
The story is about advanced AI (good & bad), exotic future tech, nature of the universe, the Fermi Paradox, and the future of humanity.  Plus a hint of Fantasy from alien magic.


Sounds great to me.  :D

I don't have time to beta read your stuff, but I wish you the best of luck.  And welcome to kboards.  :)

And Julie, I like your avatar.  Farscape was great.  Just remember: never swallow the dentic!


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Re: SfiFi fanatic needs help
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2018, 11:05:41 AM »
...and never worry about whether they're friends or foes, we don't have any friends!

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