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FOR WRITERS: Really Alien Love

FOR WRITERS

Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Jim Comer:

Different planets will have incompatible chemistries– writers as far back as Doc Smith realized this. Who’s written stories with beings who can’t eat each other’s food or copulate because they’re poison to each other, but who share bonds of love (and lust?) anyhow?

Editor’s Note: Romantic sci fi often sidesteps this by making different races compatible with each other. But here we’re veering more to the hard sci fi side, looking at what would happen if two species weren’t compatible at all, but still found love or meaningful relationships across the interspecies and chemical barriers.

Writers: This is a writer chat – you are welcome to share your own book/link, as long as it fits the chat, but please do so as part of a discussion about the topic.

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