Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, George Orwell’s 1984, Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tail and It Can’t Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis have a few things in common. They are all dystopian fiction novels - individuals trapped in dysfunctional societies and controlled by oppressive governments. They have something else in common - a recent spike in sales.... Continue Reading →
An imaginary place where everything is as bad as it can be. Dystopian fictions are cautionary tales. A government given too much control. My dystopian novel Quietus will be released in 2018.
The following are fictional notes of a fictional president of a fictional place. Private notes of Aura Zarling, incoming President of Covona: Problem: Longer life expectancy led to an increasing number of people who no longer contribute to the economy. Aging baby-boomers devour tremendous amounts of our nation’s old-age pension and health care funds. Problem:... Continue Reading →