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The Mundane and the Metaphorical

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.

My beef?

There is lots of crappy Mundane SF around too. There is no antidote for crappy stories, I believe, MSF included. Read More…