Playlist - Writing Dystopian Fiction

Marissa Levien, author of THE WORLD GIVES WAY — Fictitious writer interview

Marissa Levien — THE WORLD GIVES WAY author

Marissa Levien, author of THE WORLD GIVES WAY, talks about her dystopian apocalypse story set on an interstellar generation ship. We discuss the cat-and-mouse chase plot, exploring character's perception of their 'world', and how to use different POVs to set tone and audience expectation.

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Peng Shepherd — THE BOOK OF M author

THE BOOK OF M author Peng Shepherd discusses her award-winning debut novel. We talk about her discovery writing process, and how this dystopian fantasy reflects our own pandemic-afflicted reality.



FICTITIOUS is a YouTube show and podcast that delves into the craft of Science Fiction & Fantasy storytelling through interviews with authors and other professional writers. Hosted & produced by Adron Buske.

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