Tools and Insights to Feed Your Imagination
The below are links to videos, articles, and more that can serve as resources for you as you build your worlds and stories and learn from other imaginative storytellers.
Your Dystopia is Canceled
Annalee Newitz gave this talk at the Clarke Center as part of the San Diego 2049 program, all about how to balance writing somewhere between total dystopia and total utopia.
George R.R. Martin
George R.R. Martin and Kim Stanley Robinson in conversation, moderated by Clarion Workshop director Shelley Streeby.
Climate & San Diego 2049
Kim Stanley Robinson gave this talk at the Clarke Center as part of the San Diego 2049 program, looking at how climate change will impact the San Diego border region.
Worldbuilding, for Fun and Survival
Vernor Vinge, acclaimed science fiction writer and originator of the idea of the “technological singularity,” discusses why and how we create scenarios about the future.
On Worldbuilding in China & the U.S.
Cixin Liu, China’s most beloved science fiction writer, joins American science fiction writer John Scalzi to discuss their work and the power of speculative worldbuilding.
Imagining a Lunar Base
Andy Weir, author of The Martian, discusses how he developed the lunar base of his follow-up novel, Artemis.