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For Readers: Sci Fi With a Side of Funny?

Hell-for-the-Company

As a sci fi writer, I know there’s a marked tendency among my peers to take our writing very seriously. After all, we are writing about THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME. Surely we have a responsibility to take this duty seriously?

Or maybe not. Some of my favorite sci fi books have been downright hilarious. From Douglas Adams to Angel Martinez, some writers have shown that humor in sci fi can skewer and deflate our pompous self importance, and shed a new light on the genre in the process.

So my questions today: Do you like your sci fi deadly serious aka Jerry Pournelle or Arthur C. Clarke? Or are you more of a Hitchhiker’s Guide type who wants more humor?

Writers: This is a reader chat – you are welcome to join it, but please do not reference your own works directly. Thanks!

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