Influences: Die Hard

I wanted to start a new section of my blog titled Influences. This section is for the rabid fans who totally geek out over authors and want to know what inspired the author to write the book they love. Because there are so many of those rabid fans of mine, lol. I will admit to … Continue reading Influences: Die Hard

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Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel V: Hero is a Victim of the System

This post is part 5 in the series The 5 ‘ Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel. If you haven’t read the other 4, they can be found HERE (Part 1), HERE (Part 2), HERE (Part 3), and HERE (Part 4). Since we are talking about fiction, no story is a story without a hero. And since a dystopian society is inherently … Continue reading Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel V: Hero is a Victim of the System

Top 5 ‘Must-Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel III: Loss of Self-Autonomy

This post is part 3 in the series The 5 ‘ Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel. If you haven’t read the other 2, they can be found HERE (Part 1), HERE (Part 2). Next week I’ll tackle the fourth ‘Must Have’  in Dystopian fiction, so stick around! There are a lot of things that can be difficult to imagine in a … Continue reading Top 5 ‘Must-Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel III: Loss of Self-Autonomy