How To Write About Sex Without Being Boring

Sexuality is one of our most basic drives, but it's also fundamental to our identities as people. Which means sex is the subject of a million cliches, and tons of terrible writing. Not to mention, stupid prejudice. The good news? Science fiction and fantasy writers have a special opportunity to look at sex afresh.… » 7/15/14 5:43pm 7/15/14 5:43pm

Zadie Smith is writing a science fiction novel inspired by Le Guin

This might be the best news in months. Zadie Smith, author of White Teeth and NW, says she's writing a science fiction novel. She even describes it as a "romp." And she cites Ursula K. Le Guin as one of the book's major influences. » 7/23/13 10:00pm 7/23/13 10:00pm