Much ado about Mundane Science Fiction. (See: Wikipedia. )Here’s my take:
Mundane Science Fiction is a useful handle for sf stories of their type. What I don’t quite get is how Mundane Science Fiction (MSF) novels are better than, say, The Left Hand of Darkness or, say, The Sparrow.
As a caution against crappy sf, I like what the Mundane Science Fiction manifesto has to say. Glad someone said it.
There is lots of crappy Mundane SF around too. There is no antidote for crappy stories, I believe, MSF included. Read More…