LTUE 2018 Apocalypse And Dystopia

Published: February 2018

Spencer Ellsworth - dystopian space opera

Dystopia Structure to Chaos

Good Dystopia reflect a modern cultural and political climate.
Depending on where you live you might be living in a dystopia or utopia. Can even vary by a few blocks.

Root in basic human fear. Handmaid’s tale. Relate to a fear and then take it way too far.

Nationalism Dystopia.
Religious Dystopia.
Corporate Dystopia. - Moon Trilogy (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon)
AI Dystopia. - Idea from O. Scott Card workshop.

Have fun with the first draft.
Meet people and connect.

Elsie Chapman - Dualed.
Mark Lawrence - Prince of Thorns
The Pristine
The Parable of the Sewer - Octavia Butler
Perdido Street Station - China Mieville