Here’s How to Write Sci-Fi Scripts: Answering ‘What If?,’ ‘When?’ and ‘Where?

Writing science fiction can be difficult and fun — creating new worlds, predicting new ways of living — but how do you know where to start?


By Robert Grant, Indiewire

Good science fiction is concerned with the state of things now. It extrapolates on current thinking and current concerns and asks the big “What if..?” questions. Let’s play a little “What if..?” right now.

Using my RSS Newsreader I came across this story at a few months ago and thought it was a tremendous source for a story idea.

Read the whole story on


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Posted on March 24, 2013, in Filmmaking Tips & Advice and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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