Yudhanjaya Wijeratne: [n] Science fiction author and Big Data researcher from Sri Lanka. Spends days filling notebooks with strange ideas and code. Has just realized that he’s uncomfortable talking about himself in the third person.
One of the key challenges of designing the alternate-reality world of the Commonwealth Empires is getting the technologies of the world right. When I started writing, I knew a few things about this alternate British Empire. One, they never went through the first world war as we know it. The first world war led to enormous advances…
Dread it…run from it…but you can’t deny it. Infinity War is one of the best superhero movies I’ve ever seen, and in Thanos it creates a villain so humanized I actually found myself rooting for him.
In which I disagree with Robert J Sawyer about publishing.
I am a born and bred Johannesburg girl; I bloomed in the city of gold, she said when I asked her for an introduction to herself. Think pavement weed, not flower. JT Lawrence, South African science fiction writer extraordinaire, stops by to talk about her writing, her process, and how she got here.