On the Perils of Writing the Future

I’ve just written a little article for Pen to Print’s Write On! magazine on the pitfalls faced by sci-fi writers, but also writers in general. We tend to think that writing the future is unproblematic, because the future is a blank canvas, where anything can happen. We don’t have to worry about historical inaccuracy or being tripped up by current events. But things aren’t so simple.

You can read the full thing here: https://pentoprint.org/write-on-features-perils-writing-future-gareth-southwell/