We’ve had really unpleasant hot and humid weather these past few days. So far, we’ve been lucky with a summer that was not very hot at all, but today and yesterday really reminded me why summer is not my favourite season.
So instead of a proper post, here’s a great link instead:
Aliette de Bodard discusses science fiction, utilitarianism and simplicity and how the idea that every aspect of a story has to be useful can harm writing in the long term.
I very much agree with her point, though I don’t have the energy to explain why.