OK, so I am (officially/openly) coming late to the party with this re-blog, but I fully intend to catch The Human Wave with my fiction whenever possible!
This is a manifesto. I’m not sure what we’re manifesting, but it’s probably destiny. Or density. When you’re dyslexic, it can get confusing. But in any case we’re manifesting something and it’s a patent manifestation.
The proximate reason for this is my post – here. Or in other words, it’s another fine mess my mouth got us into. (Okay, my typing fingers. If you’re going to be nitpicky, you’re right out of the club.)
The purpose of this is to create a new “idea” in science fiction, a new way to look at the genre. Properly observed (and I’ve observed it) I think the genre should be a way to play with possible futures, with possible outcomes, with possible ideas. The wonder of science fiction lays in the open possibility.
When we have the list of what we’re sort of aiming for, we can start getting people who “subscribe”…
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