Why So Little Hopeful Near Future Fiction?

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Talk
When:
11:00 AM, Saturday 15 Apr 2017 (1 hour)
Where:
Swan Room, Black
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Academic
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There is a definite lack of near future positive spec fic stories, despite the free availability of data and info about sustainability, etc. Part of the reason is the nature of western storytelling which favours and, in fact, insists on conflict. Are writers just being lazy? Doom and gloom is so much easier than positivity!
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