science fiction and fantasy writer

Well, another apocalypse has been…

In Uncategorized on December 23, 2012 at 2:28 pm

…and gone. Apparently, if you follow the Mayan calendar, that just means you start over from zero. The Roland Emmerich version had way more spectacle, but I think I prefer this way. A much better pretext for a party.

Anyway, I thought it might be timely to write up a talk I did at the Conflux 8 convention in September. The theme for the convention was apocalypses, and particularly apocalyptic fiction. My talk was on making use of historical apocalypses in writing fictional ones, and why I think it’s important.

Not very Christmassy, but here it is.

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